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Fish biodiversity survey (2009) of streams in the Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Puchong, Selangor


Lirong, Yu Abit and Kamaruddin, Izharuddin Shah and Zakaria, Mohd Rozhan and Mohd Yasin, Ina Salwany and Abd. Satar, Mustafa Kamal (2012) Fish biodiversity survey (2009) of streams in the Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Puchong, Selangor. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 35 (1). pp. 15-19. ISSN 1511-3701; ESSN: 2231-8542


A study was carried out to determine the different fish species inhabiting the streams of Ayer Hitam ForestReserve (AHFR) in Puchong, Selangor. The study was carried for a period of days (from 13 to 16 April 2009)during the Scientific Expedition of AHFR, Puchong, organized by the Faculty of Forestry, Universiti PutraMalaysia (UPM). The samples were collected using a variety of methods at three stations that were designatedas Station A, Station B and Station C within the AHFR riverine system. These samples were then preserved in90% ethanol solution and sent to the laboratory for identification. From the sampling, eleven indigenous fishspecies (namely, Puntius binotatus, Luciocephalus pulcher, Clupeithys sp., Rasbora einthoveni, Hemiramphodonpogognathus, Rasbora heteromorpha, Sphaerichtys osphronemoides, Rasbora sumatrana, Beta pugnax,Glossogobous giuris and Clarias macrocephalus) were identified to inhabit the AHFR riverine system.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Fish biodiversity; Stream; Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve; Puchong
Depositing User: Muizzudin Kaspol
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 03:38
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2015 03:38
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/4674
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