DIVERSITY OF ZOOPLANKTON IN THE HINVAL FRESHWATER STREAM AT SHIVPURI (GARHWAL REGION), UTTARAKHAND
R. K. Negi and Tarana Negi*
Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Hardwar
*Department of Zoology, Govt. College Panchkula (Haryana)
Zooplankton samples were collected once in a month from Hinval freshwater stream during the period of 2005-2007. A total of 16 genera of zooplankton were reported from the studied stream. Rotifers constituted major zooplankton diversity (7 genera) followed by protozoans (4), cladocera (4) and Nemata (1).
Keywords: Zooplankton, Hinval stream, diversity