Contents: Acknowledgement. Foreword. Preface. 1. Basic concepts of limnology. 2. Limnology of wetlands and rivers. 3. Physico-chemical characteristics of water. 4. Physico-chemical characteristics of soil. 5. Plankton communities. 6. Aquatic macrophytes. 7. Ichthyodiversity and ichthyogeography with special reference to Barak Drainage (Assam), Mizoram and Tripura. 8. Biodiversity of the fishes of Barak Drainage (Assam), Mizoram and Tripura: present status. 9. An account of the Mahseer fishes of the region. 10. An Account of the fish yield from water bodies in Barak Drainage of Assam, in Mizoram and in Tripura. 11. An account of the Indian Shad in the Barak Drainage of Assam. 12. Occurrence of advanced fry of Hilsa (Tenualosa) ilisha in the wetlands of Barak Valley Region of Assam. 13. An account of Indian major carps in the beels of Assam. 14. Interrelationship and dynamics of fish population in the beels of Assam. 15. Fish catching devices in Barak Drainage (Assam), in Mizoram and in Tripura. 16. Fisherfolk in Barak drainage (Assam), Mizoram and Tripura. 17. Fishing centres, fish landing stations and fish marketing. 18. Coldwater fishery. 19. Diseases in freshwater fishes. 20. Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS). 21. Biology of fishes: analysis of life history traits in fishes. 22. Length-weight relationship and condition factor. 23. Maturity, breeding and fecundity. 24. Aquaculture. 25. Freshwater fisheries management. 26. Management and conservation of fish habitat and fishes: a case study in Sone Beel in Assam. 27. An introduction to aquaculture (Fish) biotechnology. 28. Fish genetics and development of transgenic fishes. 29. Fish genetics. 30. Androgenesis and gynogenesis in fishes. 31. Transgenic fish. References. Index.
"The present book "Fundamentals of Limnology and Aquaculture Biotechnology" is a basic text-cum-reference book on limnology, fishery and basics of aquaculture biotechnology. People at different walks of life, including students, researchers, policy makers and administrators could find the treatise useful." (jacket)