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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 493–504.
Published: 01 December 2001
... resources together with their floodplains at an ever increasing pace. Because of this anthropocentric invasion, which is a global phenomenon, only a few large river systems of the world have escaped and retained their original Impact of environmental aberrations on fisheries of the Ganga (Ganges) River M...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 505–510.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Anupma Kumari; R. K. Sinha; Krishna Gopal Abstract Concentrations of persistent organochlorine residues were measured in economically important fish of the River Ganges from different locations in Bihar. The contamination pattern of organochlorines in fishes from several locations was...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (4): 425–432.
Published: 01 October 2013
... legislation have caused severe declines in the range and abundance of Ganges River Dolphins in India. Due to rising conservation concerns, dolphin biologists in the country have conducted a great deal of research over the past few decades on the status and trends of the sub-species in its distribution range...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (4): 395–407.
Published: 01 October 2013
...M. K. Das; A. P. Sharma; K. K. Vass; R. K. Tyagi; V. R. Suresh; M. Naskar; A. B. Akolkar The Ganges River is one of the largest river systems in the world and sustains a rich biodiversity of fish and fishers. In recent years, a decline in fish diversity and catch has become apparent due to various...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (4): 433–444.
Published: 01 October 2013
...R. K. Manna; B. B. Satpathy; C. M. Roshith; M. Naskar; Utpal Bhaumik; A. P. Sharma Hooghly estuary, the lowermost part of River Ganges in India, following the construction of Farakka barrage in 1975, witnessed improved freshwater inflow in the estuarine stretch of the river with significant impact...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Pradeep K. Katiha; Anil P. Sharma; Ganesh Chandra Institutional arrangements have been compared in three stretches under different management regimes, namely: (i) open access (River Ganges from Kanpur to Farakka); (ii) private contractor (River Yamuna from Yamuna Nagar to Panipat; (iii) fishermen...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (1-2): 21–29.
Published: 03 April 2017
...U. K. Sarkar; V. K. Dubey; S. P. Singh; Atul K. Singh The major tributaries of the river Ganges basin are currently threatened by various anthropogenic activities which are hampering the ecosystem stability and fish biodiversity of the basin. Multiple indicators were used to prioritize the fish...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (1-2): 8–20.
Published: 03 April 2017
...Dilip Kumar The River Ganges (also referred to as Ganga) is a symbol of faith, hope, culture and sanity, as well as a source of livelihood for millions since time immemorial. She is the centre of social and religious tradition in the Indian sub-continent and particularly sacred in Hinduism. The...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (4): 374–384.
Published: 15 November 2010
...K. K. Vass; R. K. Tyagi; H. P. Singh; V. Pathak The River Ganges is the most important of all Indian rivers. It is being harnessed for several onsite and offsite benefits for various sections of society. Through varied man-induced interventions, over the years, the river system has recorded changes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (4): 385–394.
Published: 15 November 2010
...K. K. Vass; S. K. Mondal; S. Samanta; V. R. Suresh; P. K. Katiha This paper briefly describes the current status of ecology, fisheries and biodiversity of the River Ganges. Apart from being the original abode of the most prized Indian major carps, viz., Catla catla , Labeo rohita , Cirrhinus...
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Published: 03 April 2017
Figure 1. The Gomti, Ken and Betwa rivers of the Ganges basin indicating sampling sites. More
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Published: 15 November 2010
Figure 2. Fish catch from the Allahabad stretch of Ganges from 1955 to 2004. More
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Published: 15 November 2010
Figure 1. River Ganges with its tributaries. More
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Published: 01 October 2013
Figure 1. Schematic map of River Ganges. (Color figure available online.) More
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Published: 15 November 2010
Figure 1. Locations of interest on the River Ganges. More
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Published: 03 April 2017
Figure 1. Line diagram of the Ganges River and its major tributaries and location of water management structures. Adapted from IIT, Kanpur ( 2011 ). More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (1-2): 140–150.
Published: 03 April 2017
...Md. Aftabuddin; M. A. Hassan; A. K. Das; B. C. Jha; A. P. Sharma Wetlands associated with floodplains of the Ganges and Brahmaputra river systems cover an estimated 0.2 million ha and play a vital role in the fisheries, rural economy and environment. In recent years, most wetlands in the states of...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 367–380.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Ganges) and its impact on ‘Hilsa’ run. Environmental laws have not achieved desired objectives for lack of enforcement mechanisms. Fishery scientists and resource users are not involved in the river conservation program. The fresh water habitat management situation in India evokes both concern and hope...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (3): 272–288.
Published: 25 August 2008
.... Lack of concern for fish habitat is reflected in the planning of Farakka Barrage, a large dam built to divert the flow of River Ganga (The Ganges) into the Hooghly River, and its impact on the ‘Hilsa’ run. Environmental laws have not achieved desired results for lack of enforcement mechanisms...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (1-2): 30–42.
Published: 03 April 2017
..., and finally joins the Ganges River at Allahabad after traversing 1376 km. During 2007–2010 this study assessed the fish diversity, community structure, and ecological status in a 1200 km stretch of the river from Dakpathar to Allahabad. The waters were alkaline (pH 7.6–8.0). Dissolved oxygen was high...
Includes: Supplementary data