DIVERSITY OF ROTIFERS IN PERI URABN LAKES OF JAGITIAL DISTRICT, TELANGANA

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T. MAHESH
A. JYOTHILAXMI
D. BALAKRISHNA
T. RAVINDER REDDY

Abstract

Present study deals with the species diversity of rotifer group of zooplankton in and around the Jagtial city lakes during the period of February 2018 to January 2019. In the study period total 9 no. of rotifera zooplanktons were observed in the Chintakunta lake and 8 no. of rotifers were observed in Kandlapalli and Mupparam lake. The observed species dominancy is Brachionus falcatus, Keratella cochlearis, K. tropica, Cephalodella gibba, Brachionus diversiconis, Filinia longiseta, Brachionus caudatus and Lecane luna in Kandlapally and Mupparma lakes. In addition to the observed 8 rotiferan species Chintakunta lake has Brachionus angularis. The dominanace order of Chintakunta lake Brachionus falcatus, Keratella cochlearis, K. tropica, Cephalodella gibba, Brachionus diversiconis, Filinia longiseta, Brachionus caudatus, Lecane luna and B. angularis. Throughout the study period highest rotiferan diversity was observed in summer season followed by south west monsoon and Northeast monsoon seasons in all the selected three lakes.

Keywords:
Rotifera, zooplankton, lake, Brachionus, Kandlapally, Mupparam and Chintaknta

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MAHESH, T., JYOTHILAXMI, A., BALAKRISHNA, D., & REDDY, T. R. (2019). DIVERSITY OF ROTIFERS IN PERI URABN LAKES OF JAGITIAL DISTRICT, TELANGANA. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 39(3), 106-113. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/1406
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