International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 12, Part B (2016)
Study of Rotifer Communities in Upper Morna Reservoir, Medshi, District- Washim, Maharashtra
Solanke MR and Dr. DS Dabhade
The Upper Morna reservoir is located at Medshi, Malegaon Taluka in Washim district of Maharashtra. From this reservoir study of different zooplankton were taken, especially Rotifer were analyzed because of their abundance and dominancy. During the study year 2012 and 2013 in which 18 species of Rotifer were recorded from 6 genera and 5 families in which 11 Brachionus species, 3 Asplanchna species, 2 Filinia species and 1 Lecane, 1 esophora species are recorded. Maximum number of rotifer obtained in winter than summer and monsoon season in which the Brachionus sp. and Keratella sp. are found dominant species.
How to cite this article:
Solanke MR, Dr. DS Dabhade. Study of Rotifer Communities in Upper Morna Reservoir, Medshi, District- Washim, Maharashtra. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(12):99-102.