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Year 2021, Volume 4, Issue 3, 233 - 249, 01.07.2021
https://doi.org/10.3153/AR21018

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  • Fritter, R., Manuel R. (1986). Field guide to the Freshwater life of Britain and North-West Europe. William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, London, 382 p.
  • Ganai, A.H., Parveen, S. (2014). Effect of physico-chemical conditions on the structure and composition of the phytoplankton community in Wular Lake at Lankrishipora, Kashmir. International Journal of Biodiversity and Con-servation, 6(1), 71-84. https://doi.org/10.5897/IJBC2013.0597
  • Goswami, M., Das, T., Kumar, S., Mishra, A. (2018). Impact of physico-chemical parameters on primary produc-tivity of Lake Nainital. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 6(4), 647-652.
  • Gupta, S., Singh, D., Rawat, M.S., Ahmed, R. (2018). Phytoplankton community in relation to physicochemical characteristics of Renuka Lake and Parshuram Tal (H.P.), India. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, 7(3), 769-780.
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  • Jindal, R., Thakur, R.K., Singh, U.B., Ahluwalia, A.S. (2014b). Phytoplankton dynamics and water quality of Prashar Lake, Himachal Pradesh, India. Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology, 3-4, 101-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.swaqe.2014.12.003
  • John, D.M., Whitton, B.A., Brook, A.J. (2002). The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles: An Identifica-tion Guide to Freshwater and Terrestrial Algae. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.
  • Ludwig, J.A., Reynolds J.F. (1988). Statistical ecology: a primer on methods and computing. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 337 p.
  • MacArthur, R.H. (1965). Patterns of spices diversity. Biological Reviews, 40, 510-533. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-185X.1965.tb00815.x
  • Negi R.K., Rajput, V. (2015). Assessment of phytoplank-ton diversity in relation to abiotic factors of Nainital Lake of Kumaon Himalayas of Uttarakhand State, India. Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 8(2), 157-164. https://doi.org/10.3923/ajsr.2015.157.164 Payne, A.R. (1986). The ecology of Tropical Lakes and Rivers. John Wiley & Sons, New York.
  • Prescott, G.W. (1982). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area, Ottokoeltz Science Publishers, W. Germany, 977 p.
  • Sharma B.K. (1995). Limnological studies in a small res-ervoir in Meghalaya (N.E. India). In K.H. Timotius & F. Goltenboth (Eds.). Tropical Limnology, II, 1–11. Satya Wacana University Press, Salatiga, Indonesia.
  • Sharma B.K. (2004). Phytoplankton communities of a floodplain lake of the Brahmaputra river basin, Upper Assam. Journal of Inland Fisheries Association, 31, 27-35.
  • Sharma B.K. (2009). Phytoplankton communities of Loktak lake (a Ramsar site), Manipur (N. E. India): composition, abundance and ecology. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 1(8), 401-410. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2193.401-10
  • Sharma, B.K. (2010). Phytoplankton diversity of two floodplain lakes (pats) of Manipur (N. E. India). Journal of Threatened Taxa, 2(11), 1273-1281. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2427.1273-81
  • Sharma, B.K. (2012). Phytoplankton diversity of a floodplain lake of the Brahmaputra River basin, Assam, north-east India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 59(4), 131-139.
  • Sharma, B.K. (2015). Phytoplankton diversity of Deepor Beel- a Ramsar site in the floodplain of the Brahmaputra River Basin, Assam, north-east India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 62(1), 33‒40.
  • Sharma, B.K., Bhattarai, S, (2005). Hydro-biological analysis of a peat bog with emphasis on its planktonic diversity and population dynamics in Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary: eastern Bhutan. Limnology, 6, 183-187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10201-005-0157-6
  • Sharma, B.K., Hatimuria, M.K. (2017). Phytoplankton diversity of floodplain lakes of Majuli River Island, Brahmaputra river basin of Assam, northeast India. International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 5(5), 295-309. https://doi.org/10.15406/jamb.2017.06.00144
  • Sharma, B.K., Lyngdoh, R.M. (2003). Abundance and ecology of net and phytoplankton of a subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya (N. E. India). Ecology, Environment & Conservation, 9(4), 497-503.
  • Sharma, B.K., Lyngskor, C. (2003). Plankton communities of a subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya (N. E. India). Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 73(2), 88-95.
  • Sharma, B.K., Pachuau, L. (2016). Diversity of Phytoplankton of a sub-tropical reservoir of Mizoram, northeast India. International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 4(6), 360-369.
  • Sharma, B.K., Sharma, S. (2021). Phytoplankton diversity of a subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state of northeast India. Aquatic Sciences & Engineering, 36(2), 51-65. https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE2020740218
  • Sharma, R.C., Singh, S. (2018). Water quality and phyto-plankton diversity of high altitude wetland, Dodi Tal of Garhwal Himalaya, India. Biodiversity International Jour-nal, 2(6), 484-493. https://doi.org/10.15406/bij.2018.02.00103
  • Sharma, R.C., Tiwari, V. (2018). Phytoplankton diversity in relation to physico-chemical environmental variables of Nachiketa Tal, Garhwal Himalaya. Biodiversity Interna-tional Journal, 2(2), 128-136. https://doi.org/10.15406/bij.2018.02.00052
  • Thakur, R.K., Jindal, R., Singh, U.B., Ahluwalia, A.S. (2013). Plankton diversity and water quality assessment of three freshwater lakes of Mandi (Himachal Pradesh, India) with special reference to planktonic indicators. Environment Monitoring & Assessment, 185 (10), 8355-8373. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-013-3178-3 Wanganeo, A., Wanganeo, R. (1991). Algal population in valley lakes of Kashmir Himalayas. Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, 121, 219-223.
  • Woelkerling, W., Gough S.B. (1976). Wisconsin Desmids. III. Desmid community composition and distribution in relation to lake type and water chemistry. Hydrobiologia, 51, 3-32. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00007982
  • Zutshi, D.P., Wanganeo, A. (1984). The phytoplankton and primary productivity of a high altitude subtropical lake. Internationale Vereinigung für Theoretische und Ange-wandte Limnologie Verhandlungen, 222, 1168-1172. https://doi.org/10.1080/03680770.1983.11897457

Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India

Year 2021, Volume 4, Issue 3, 233 - 249, 01.07.2021
https://doi.org/10.3153/AR21018

Abstract

This study monitors the spatio-temporal variations of phytoplankton of a soft-water and de-mineralized reservoir of Meghalaya state of northeast India. Phytoplankton assemblages of the littoral and limnetic regions reveal total 36 species and diverse desmids, and contribute dominantly to net plankton abundance. Our results record the quantitative importance of Charophyta > Bacillariophyta > Dinophyta and Charophyta > Dinophyta, and the ‘specialist’ nature of 11 and six species at the littoral and limnetic regions, respectively. Staurastrum spp. and Cosmarium spp. are notable taxa. Phytoplankton indicates moderate species diversity and depicts dominance and evenness variations. The individual abiotic factors exert differential influence on various taxa at the two regions and the canonical correspondence analysis registers 73.02 and 71.14% cumulative influence of 10 abiotic factors on the littoral and limnetic assemblages, respectively. The spatial differences of phytoplankton composition, richness, abundance, important groups and taxa, specialist species, diversity indices and the influence of individual abiotic factors are hypothesised to habitat heterogeneity amongst the sampled regions. This study records notable temporal differences of phytoplankton richness, abundance, diversity and the role of abiotic factors vis-a-vis the limited survey of November 1990–October 1991. 

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  • Fritter, R., Manuel R. (1986). Field guide to the Freshwater life of Britain and North-West Europe. William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, London, 382 p.
  • Ganai, A.H., Parveen, S. (2014). Effect of physico-chemical conditions on the structure and composition of the phytoplankton community in Wular Lake at Lankrishipora, Kashmir. International Journal of Biodiversity and Con-servation, 6(1), 71-84. https://doi.org/10.5897/IJBC2013.0597
  • Goswami, M., Das, T., Kumar, S., Mishra, A. (2018). Impact of physico-chemical parameters on primary produc-tivity of Lake Nainital. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 6(4), 647-652.
  • Gupta, S., Singh, D., Rawat, M.S., Ahmed, R. (2018). Phytoplankton community in relation to physicochemical characteristics of Renuka Lake and Parshuram Tal (H.P.), India. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, 7(3), 769-780.
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  • Jindal, R., Thakur, R.K., Singh, U.B., Ahluwalia, A.S. (2014a). Phytoplankton dynamics and species diversity in a shallow eutrophic, natural mid-altitude lake in Himachal Pradesh (India): role of physicochemical factors. Chemistry and Ecology, 30(4), 328-338. https://doi.org/10.1080/02757540.2013.871267
  • Jindal, R., Thakur, R.K., Singh, U.B., Ahluwalia, A.S. (2014b). Phytoplankton dynamics and water quality of Prashar Lake, Himachal Pradesh, India. Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology, 3-4, 101-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.swaqe.2014.12.003
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  • Sharma B.K. (1995). Limnological studies in a small res-ervoir in Meghalaya (N.E. India). In K.H. Timotius & F. Goltenboth (Eds.). Tropical Limnology, II, 1–11. Satya Wacana University Press, Salatiga, Indonesia.
  • Sharma B.K. (2004). Phytoplankton communities of a floodplain lake of the Brahmaputra river basin, Upper Assam. Journal of Inland Fisheries Association, 31, 27-35.
  • Sharma B.K. (2009). Phytoplankton communities of Loktak lake (a Ramsar site), Manipur (N. E. India): composition, abundance and ecology. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 1(8), 401-410. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2193.401-10
  • Sharma, B.K. (2010). Phytoplankton diversity of two floodplain lakes (pats) of Manipur (N. E. India). Journal of Threatened Taxa, 2(11), 1273-1281. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2427.1273-81
  • Sharma, B.K. (2012). Phytoplankton diversity of a floodplain lake of the Brahmaputra River basin, Assam, north-east India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 59(4), 131-139.
  • Sharma, B.K. (2015). Phytoplankton diversity of Deepor Beel- a Ramsar site in the floodplain of the Brahmaputra River Basin, Assam, north-east India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 62(1), 33‒40.
  • Sharma, B.K., Bhattarai, S, (2005). Hydro-biological analysis of a peat bog with emphasis on its planktonic diversity and population dynamics in Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary: eastern Bhutan. Limnology, 6, 183-187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10201-005-0157-6
  • Sharma, B.K., Hatimuria, M.K. (2017). Phytoplankton diversity of floodplain lakes of Majuli River Island, Brahmaputra river basin of Assam, northeast India. International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 5(5), 295-309. https://doi.org/10.15406/jamb.2017.06.00144
  • Sharma, B.K., Lyngdoh, R.M. (2003). Abundance and ecology of net and phytoplankton of a subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya (N. E. India). Ecology, Environment & Conservation, 9(4), 497-503.
  • Sharma, B.K., Lyngskor, C. (2003). Plankton communities of a subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya (N. E. India). Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 73(2), 88-95.
  • Sharma, B.K., Pachuau, L. (2016). Diversity of Phytoplankton of a sub-tropical reservoir of Mizoram, northeast India. International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 4(6), 360-369.
  • Sharma, B.K., Sharma, S. (2021). Phytoplankton diversity of a subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state of northeast India. Aquatic Sciences & Engineering, 36(2), 51-65. https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE2020740218
  • Sharma, R.C., Singh, S. (2018). Water quality and phyto-plankton diversity of high altitude wetland, Dodi Tal of Garhwal Himalaya, India. Biodiversity International Jour-nal, 2(6), 484-493. https://doi.org/10.15406/bij.2018.02.00103
  • Sharma, R.C., Tiwari, V. (2018). Phytoplankton diversity in relation to physico-chemical environmental variables of Nachiketa Tal, Garhwal Himalaya. Biodiversity Interna-tional Journal, 2(2), 128-136. https://doi.org/10.15406/bij.2018.02.00052
  • Thakur, R.K., Jindal, R., Singh, U.B., Ahluwalia, A.S. (2013). Plankton diversity and water quality assessment of three freshwater lakes of Mandi (Himachal Pradesh, India) with special reference to planktonic indicators. Environment Monitoring & Assessment, 185 (10), 8355-8373. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-013-3178-3 Wanganeo, A., Wanganeo, R. (1991). Algal population in valley lakes of Kashmir Himalayas. Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, 121, 219-223.
  • Woelkerling, W., Gough S.B. (1976). Wisconsin Desmids. III. Desmid community composition and distribution in relation to lake type and water chemistry. Hydrobiologia, 51, 3-32. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00007982
  • Zutshi, D.P., Wanganeo, A. (1984). The phytoplankton and primary productivity of a high altitude subtropical lake. Internationale Vereinigung für Theoretische und Ange-wandte Limnologie Verhandlungen, 222, 1168-1172. https://doi.org/10.1080/03680770.1983.11897457

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Primary Language English
Subjects Marine and Freshwater Biology
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Bhushan Kumar SHARMA
North-Eastern Hill University
0000-0002-8019-2684
India


Sumita SHARMA (Primary Author)
Zoological Survey of India
0000-0002-1267-282X
India

Supporting Institution North-Eastern Hill University
Project Number -
Thanks The senior author thanks the Head, Department of Zoology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong for laboratory facilities and to various research students for the field work help on several occasions.
Publication Date July 1, 2021
Application Date October 18, 2020
Acceptance Date January 13, 2021
Published in Issue Year 2021, Volume 4, Issue 3

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APA Sharma, B. K. & Sharma, S. (2021). Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India . Aquatic Research , 4 (3) , 233-249 . DOI: 10.3153/AR21018
MLA Sharma, B. K. , Sharma, S. "Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India" . Aquatic Research 4 (2021 ): 233-249 <http://aquatres.scientificwebjournals.com/en/pub/issue/60920/812229>
Chicago Sharma, B. K. , Sharma, S. "Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India". Aquatic Research 4 (2021 ): 233-249
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ISNAD Sharma, Bhushan Kumar , Sharma, Sumita . "Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India". Aquatic Research 4 / 3 (July 2021): 233-249 . https://doi.org/10.3153/AR21018
AMA Sharma B. K. , Sharma S. Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India. Aquat Res. 2021; 4(3): 233-249.
Vancouver Sharma B. K. , Sharma S. Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India. Aquatic Research. 2021; 4(3): 233-249.
IEEE B. K. Sharma and S. Sharma , "Phytoplankton diversity of a de-mineralized subtropical reservoir of Meghalaya state, northeast India", Aquatic Research, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 233-249, Jul. 2021, doi:10.3153/AR21018

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