Fish species encountered over 47 years in Lake Roseris

  • Elsadig A. Hagar University of Bahri
  • Zuheir N. Mahmoud University of Khartoum

Abstract

Illustrated guides with identification keys, notes on distribution and habitats of freshwater fish species of Sudan were due to Boulenger, 1907; Sandon, 1950; Abu Gideiri, 1984, Bailey, 1994 and Neumann et al. (2016). With respect to the Blue Nile in Sudan Abu Gideiri (1967) studied the fish species between Khartoum and Roseires. Those of Lake Roseires were recorded by Mishrigi, 1970; Mahmoud et al., 2009; SMEC, 2010 and Elsayed, 2012. In addition, two unpublished lists were made by Omer and Hagar (2014) and Hagar (2017). The list might be a useful monitor for the impact, if any, of fully operating Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Lake Roseris fish diversity.

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Author Biographies

Elsadig A. Hagar, University of Bahri

Department of Fisheries, College of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Bahri.

Zuheir N. Mahmoud, University of Khartoum

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum.

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Published
2019-04-28
How to Cite
Hagar, E. A., & Mahmoud, Z. N. (2019). Fish species encountered over 47 years in Lake Roseris. EPH - International Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Research (ISSN: 2208-2158), 5(4), 19-25. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/aer/article/view/1192