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The diversity of phytoplankton was studied for Ramoua Dam which is situated at eastern side of Gwalior City in Madhya Pradesh from June 2016 to May-2017. The phytoplankton was collected by standard plankton net from four different sites of Ramoua dam. In the present study total 20 species of phytoplankton were identified belonging to 13 families, 11 orders and 5 different classes. Euglenophyceae was found dominant with 7 species throughout the study period followed by Chlorophyceae with 5 species, Bacillariophyceae with 4 species, Cyanophyceae with 3 species and Myxophyceae with 1 species. During study time the highest plankton cell density was observed in the month of May and lowest plankton density was observed during the month of July. The study helps in better understanding for the management of the Ramoua Dam.
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