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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 27, No. 1, 2006, pp. 94-97
Bioline Code: zr06015
Full paper language: Chinese
Document type: Research Article
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Zoological Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2006, pp. 94-97

 en Fish Fauna Status in the Lugu Lake with Preliminary Analysis on Cause and Effect of Human Impacts
KONG De-ping, CHEN Xiao-yong, YANG Jun-xing


The Lugu Lake, shared by Yunnan and Sichuan Province, is a fault lake in the Northwest of Yunnan Plateau in China. Its original fish fauna was composed of 4 species, including three Schizothorax check for this species in other resources species and Misgurnus anguillicaudatus check for this species in other resources . During our surveys to the Lugu Lake in 2001, 2002 and 2004, 518 specimens were collected and the current fish fauna was documented. Besides previous collections and abundant reports, 12 species have been recorded in the Lugu Lake, which belong to 10 genera, Four families and three orders. Change of fish fauna in the Lugu Lake was primarily due to over-fishing and debris flow caused by deforestation.

Fish fauna; Lugu Lake; Yunnan Plateau

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