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Vol. 10, Special Issue 7 (2021)

Impact of dams in fisheries: A review

Chandan Singh, Rajender Kumar Gupta and Tejpal Dahiya
Barriers on lotic water bodies have both negative and positive impacts on aquatic flora and fauna with its different prospective like; change in water current, change in fish pattern and change in aquatic diversity respectively. The productivity of dams leads to economic wealth in the fishermen society and moreover, dams has great role in the development of fish productivity and biodiversity via providing new habitat and niche for their survival and growth with suitable environment. Besides this, dams have few darker sides with their negative impacts on aquatic ecosystem. On the other hand, dams have great potential of fisheries and play a significant role in the sustainable growth of inland fisheries. Reservoir and dams on water bodies not only providing the socio economic gain to whole world but also providing electric energy respectively. Therefore, the present study has emphasized on the fish diversity and potential of Indian dams and its negative impacts on Inland fisheries. Some strategies have been discussed here for the sustainable reservoirs productivity in all prospective.
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How to cite this article:
Chandan Singh, Rajender Kumar Gupta and Tejpal Dahiya. Impact of dams in fisheries: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 356-359.

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