Freshwater Fishes of the Eastern Himalayas

Freshwater Fishes of the Eastern Himalayas provides a guide to describe the internationally accepted methods used in the accurate identification of fishes, morphometry, i.e., body proportions, meristics, i.e., counts of countable characters, viz., scales, fin rays, pores, vertebrae etc., characters of bones wherever necessary, special characters, viz., serrations of fin spines, axillary lobes, lobes, color patterns, etc. All the available taxa of the region are covered, making this an essential reference that provides the original description of genera and species. Diagnostic characters in the book can be easily examined by an unaided eye or by a binocular dissecting microscope with transmitted light. Provides diagnostic characters which are unique for a species or a combination of characters to differentiate each species from its congeners Includes both verbal and technical aspects, along with color illustrations of the particular part of the fish showing the distinguishing character Presents diagnostic characters, illustrations or images of the fish and of its parts, showing the unique character and distribution to make it easy for species identification

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  • Author : Waikhom Vishwanath
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 430 pages
  • ISBN : 0128236086
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Freshwater Fishes of the Eastern Himalayas

Freshwater Fishes of the Eastern Himalayas
  • Author : Waikhom Vishwanath
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 July 2021
GET THIS BOOKFreshwater Fishes of the Eastern Himalayas

Freshwater Fishes of the Eastern Himalayas provides a guide to describe the internationally accepted methods used in the accurate identification of fishes, morphometry, i.e., body proportions, meristics, i.e., counts of countable characters, viz., scales, fin rays, pores, vertebrae etc., characters of bones wherever necessary, special characters, viz., serrations of fin spines, axillary lobes, lobes, color patterns, etc. All the available taxa of the region are covered, making this an essential reference that provides the original description of genera

Fishes of the Chindwin River Basin

Fishes of the Chindwin River Basin
  • Author : Bungdon Shangningam,Waikhom Vishwanath
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release : 24 September 2015
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Fishes of the Chindwin River Basin is a piece of work on the freshwater fishes of the Chindwin River basin in the eastern Himalayas and Indo-Burma region. The region has purely isolated hill stream and thus have large numbers of endemic species having both ornamental and food values. The diversity is also attributed to the varied ecological conditions. The book provides taxonomy of fishes, key to species, distribution, local name, IUCN threat criteria and their status of 151 species of 76 genera

Rivers for life

Rivers for life
  • Author : Benazir Ahmed ,R. K. (Ravindra Kumar) Sinha
  • Publisher : IUCN
  • Release : 18 November 2014
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This publication includes papers that were part of thirty-five oral and nine poster presentations on various themes presented by eminent researchers/ practitioners at the international symposium on “River Biodiversity: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River System” facilitated and supported by IUCN.

Biodiversity of Fishes in Arunachal Himalaya

Biodiversity of Fishes in Arunachal Himalaya
  • Author : Achom Darshan Singh,Santoshkumar Abujam,D.N. Das
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKBiodiversity of Fishes in Arunachal Himalaya

Biodiversity of Fishes in Arunachal Himalaya: Systematics, Classification, and Taxonomic Identification provides a detailed piscatorial resource of the fish species living in the rich mountain waterbodies of the eastern Himalayan region. It presents the latest classifications and updated taxa of fish dwelling in high-altitude cold waters, mid-altitude cold and warm waters, and warm waters in the low altitude foothill regions of the Arunachal Himalaya. The book includes the scientific and vernacular names of more than 200 fish species, as well as

Research Trends on Fish & Fisheries in Mountain Waters of Eastern Himalayan Region

Research Trends on Fish & Fisheries in Mountain Waters of Eastern Himalayan Region
  • Author : Debangshu Narayan Das, Santoshkumar Abujam, Achom Darshan Singh
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Release : 10 May 2019
GET THIS BOOKResearch Trends on Fish & Fisheries in Mountain Waters of Eastern Himalayan Region

This book contains a total of 25 unpublished research articles. In this edition, we have kept parity with each other’s outcomes, concisely in a unique style to depict the trends of research in the mountain fishery sector. We have also appended a list of contributors at the end of the book. The strategies observed in fisheries and aquaculture developments in the mountain waters clearly reveal that the on-going dimensions are nothing but broad ecosystem-based approached where both subsistence and commercial

The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the eastern Mediterranean

The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the eastern Mediterranean
  • Author : Kevin G. Smith,Violeta Barrios,William R.T. Darwall,Catherine Numa
  • Publisher : IUCN
  • Release : 01 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKThe status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean region supports just over 4.4% of the global human population yet contains only 1.1% of its renewable water resources, which are under constant threat from the impacts of unsustainable water withdrawal, dam development and climate change. This IUCN report and accompanying dataset represents a major advance in the provision of information to help incorporate biodiversity needs into water development planning processes within an Integrated River Basin Management framework. This volume includes species information compiled for each river and lake

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE WESTERN HIMALAYA

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE WESTERN HIMALAYA
  • Author : V. L. Chopra
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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In its thirteen chapters, this book deals with biophysical, biological, hydrological, meteorological and socio-economic aspects of western Himalayan region of India. It emphasizes on the need for strengthening institutional and research capacities that are critical to delivering meaningful and sustainable outcomes & impacts in return for the investments made. It also makes recommendations for the policy, planning and administrative interventions & reforms necessary for efficient and equitable delivery of benefits to the intended beneficiaries and for conservation of the valuable natural resources