Administration, Social and Cultural Characteristics History of Garhwal in Shah Dynasty -57
History of Garhwal including Haridwar (1223- 1804 AD) –part -246
History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -494
By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Research Student)
Garhwal is lucky to have rivers and rivulets in abundant. However, Fisheries did not develop in Garhwal as was developed in other parts of India. People used to take fish with eager and happily but least bothered to develop it. Main reason was that poultry and fishery was thought to be of low caste deeds. Dhunar or Doom used to catch fishes rather than upper caste people.
The following soft water species of fishes were there in Garhwal specially in rivers as Hinwal, Khoh , Ganga, Bhagirathi, Hemganga, Song,Suswa,Alaknanda,
Bhilangana, Nayar etc -
3- Barilius vagra
- Barilius haxstichus
-Crossochielus latius latius
- Gara gotyla gotyla
- Glyptothorax cavia
- Glyptothorax brevipinnis
- Labio calbasu
- Labio dero
- Labio dyocheilis
- Noemachelius rupicola
- Noemachelius savona
- Noemachelius bevani
-Salmo truta fario
The above fishes were reported by zoologists as Mookarji (1944); Chako and Kuriyan (1948) ; Das and Moitra (1955, 56, 58); Dixit and Bisht (1972); George (1965) ; Hynes (1950); Jyoti and Malhotra; Khanna and Pant (1964); S.P Badola , H R Singh (1980); D.R Khanna, Bhutiani, Ruhela (2013) and others.
It is presumed that there would not be much differences between the fish species of 1800 and 1944 in Garhwal.
Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, firstname.lastname@example.org/11/2014
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -495
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
History of Garhwal from 1223-1804 to be continued in next chapter ….
History of Characteristics of Garhwal Kings Shah dynasty, to be continued
Notes on South Asian Modern Period History of Garhwal; South Asian Modern Period History of Pauri Garhwal; South Asian Modern Period History of Chamoli Garhwal; South Asian Modern Period History of Rudraprayag Garhwal; South Asian Modern History of Tehri Garhwal; South Asian Modern History of Uttarkashi Garhwal; South Asian Modern Period History of Dehradun, Garhwal; Modern History of Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period History of Manglaur, Haridwar; South Asian Modern Period History of Rurkee Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period History of Bahadarpur Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period History of Haridwar district, South Asian History of Bijnor old Garhwal
Fishes of Garhwal in History Context; Fishes of Pauri Garhwal in History Context; Fishes of Chamoli Garhwal in History Context; Fishes of Rudraprayag Garhwal in History Context; Fishes of Tehri Garhwal in History Context; Fishes of Uttarkashi Garhwal in History Context; Fishes of Dehradun Garhwal in History Context;