A Contribution to the Seasonal Distribution and Biodiversity of Fresh Water Phytoplankton of Karagam Lake, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India

N. Jyotsna, G. Rangaiah Subba, Mohan G Narasimha Rao


 In the present study, Seasonality and Species diversity of Phytoplankton studies were made on the Karagam Lake of Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh from November 2006 to October 2008. The phytoplankton population was represented by a Total taxa of 64 genera were recorded in this study. This includes Chlorophyceae (26 genera- 74 species), Bacillariophyceae (18 genera-41species), Cyanophyceae (17 genera-39 species) and Euglenophyceae (3 genera-8species). The abundant algal forms belong to Volvocales (9 genera, 12 species), Chlorococcales (7 genera, 16 species), Conjugales (9 genera, 43 genera), Nostocales (9 genera, 18 species) in Karagam Lake.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ije.v4i1.12180

International Journal of Environment

Volume-4, Issue-1, Dec-Feb 2014/15, Page: 82-100




Phytoplankton; Seasonal abundance; Karagam Lake

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ije.v4i1.12180

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