The present study was conducted to investigate the bioaccumulation of two heavy metals, Cu and Zn, in muscles of two economically important fish species, an herbivorous fish Schizothorax
plagiostomus and a predatory fish Mastacembelus armatus, from three rivers of Malakand Division, Pakistan.
24] for Bagrus docmac in Lake Akata,  for Schizothorax
niger in Dal Lake.
2011: Annuli characteristics of the different aging materials for Schizothorax
(Racoma) pseudaksaiensis (Herzenstein).
Total 557 (342 Schizothorax
progestus 105 Caratus auratus 60 Tor tor and 50 Glypothorax sp.
Fish diversity of the Mechuka valley was found to be low; the only fish species collected along with the new species were Schizothorax
richardsonii (Gray) and the introduced On-corhynchus mykiss (Walbaum).
Table 2: Experimental fish and their biometric features (Common carp, Grass carp, Silver carp, Bighead and Schizothorax
We introduced these fishes here because our local fishes, the Schizothorax
, their growth is very less.
Identification of immune-related genes and development of SSR/SNP markers from the spleen transcriptome of Schizothorax
The major fish fauna of these water bodies comprises of exotic Cyprinus carpio and indigenous Schizothorax
The Genus Schizothorax
(Heckel, 1838) is one of the most diversified and abundant group with 68 species around Central Asia, Himalayas, Pakistan, India and Tibetan Plateau (He and Chen, 2006; Jan et al.
Parasite specimens of three Diplozoon species were collected from fish hosts of Carassius carassius; Cyprinus carpio communis; Schizothorax
niger and Schizothorax
plagiostomus from Wular lake, Anchar lake, Dal lake, Manasbal lake, River Jhelum and River Sindh of Kashmir valley preserved in 100% ethanol for genomic DNA extraction and stored at-200C for good quality of DNA.
The genus Schizothorax
Heckel comprises many species that inhabit the reservoirs of Central Asia from Turkamenistan and Eastern Persia in the West to the far reaches of the Mekong and Yangtzekiang in the East.