A Preliminary Study On Death Of Fish Chela Sp. (Hamilton) In Dyneshawar Sagar Mulanagar, Rahuri, Dist Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)


S.V. Chaudhari


The total area brought under fish culture in the Ahmednagar district is 2,552 hectares. Dyneshawar sagar (Mula dam), Mulanagar, Rahuri is one of the major fresh water resources used for natural & artificial fishing. Fishing nets found to be used for fishing. Besides fishing nets; fish baits, dynamite palates may possibly used for fishing that may be the reason of death of fish Chela sps. In the present project survey conducted to collect the dead fishes along the bank of darn water. The water of mula dam also being polluted by local tourist. This study only highlights toward the irrational, cruel methods of fishing and cruelty against fishes and other aquatic animals.