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Reproductive Profile of Indian Major Carp, <em>Cirrhinus mrigala</em> (Hamilton, 1822) with Restoration from the Ganga River, India | OMICS International | Abstract
ISSN: 2332-2608

Journal of Fisheries & Livestock Production
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Research Article

Reproductive Profile of Indian Major Carp, Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton, 1822) with Restoration from the Ganga River, India

Dwivedi AC* and Mayank P

Regional Centre, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, India

*Corresponding Author:
Dwivedi AC
Regional Centre
ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute
24 Panna Lal Road Allahabad-212002, India
Tel: 0532 246 1529
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: November 24, 2016; Accepted Date: December 28, 2016; Published Date: January 13, 2017

Citation: Dwivedi AC, Mayank P (2017) Reproductive Profile of Indian Major Carp, Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton, 1822) with Restoration from the Ganga River, India. J Fisheries Livest Prod 5: 212 doi: 10.4172/2332-2608.1000212

Copyright: © 2017 Dwivedi AC, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Information of sex ratio is considered vital in the management of the fisheries as it enables to follow the movement of the sexes in relation to the season in life cycle. Present study was undertaken between the months of March 2014 to February 2015 from the middle stretch of the Ganga river, India. 423 fish specimens were examined of Cirrhinus mrigala for determination of sex ratio and sex structure from the Ganga river, India. Male proportion was higher than female in 19.1-25.0, 25.1-31.0, 31.1-37.0, 85.1-91.0 and 91.1-97.0 cm size groups. Proportion of male and female was recorded equal in 79.1-85.0 cm size groups. In the stock, female proportion was higher than male (1:1.05). It is very close to equal proportions of male and female (1:1). It did not differ significantly. In the stock, sex structure of male and female was recorded 48.70% and 51.30, respectively.