Diversity of Macrozoobenthos in Morand River- A Tributary of Ganjal River in Narmada Basin

Reetu Sharma, Ankit Kumar, Vipin Vyas

Abstract


The aim of present study was to assess the diversity of macrozoobenthos in Morand River which is the major tributary of Ganjal River and comes under Narmada basin. For the present investigation, eight sampling stations were selected at different locations and results revealed that 31 taxa of macrozoobenthos were recorded from these sampling stations. During the rapid study, it was observed that phylum arthropoda was in dominant position than phylum mollusca and annelida. Macrozoobenthos diversity was assessed by using Shannon diversity index and Margalef diversity index.


Keywords


Diversity; Macrozoobenthos; Morand River

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