Occurrence of Market Fishes from Taunggyi Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar

Authors : Yee Yee Lwin, Myint Myint Aye.

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 5 - May

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The recorded fish species were collected from Myoma Market of Taunggyi Township in Southern Shan State, Myanmar. The study period lasted from January to December, 2017. A total of 28 species belonging to 25 genera 18 families under seven orders were recorded. Among the recorded species, the freshwater and brackish water fishes were more abundant and transported from Yangon. And then Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia) and Bangana horai (Ostroretka salvinska) were the most found in the market and these were maximum size attained 23.2 cm and 17.9 cm. According to the interview survey, 20 species of market fishes from Taunggyi environs and ten transported market fish species from Yangon were recorded. Cirrhinus mrigala (Common carp) and Labeo rohita (Rohu) were recorded from both environs.

Keywords : Abundant; Freshwater; Brackish Water.


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