IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Seema Langer, Krishan Raj Kant, Jyoti Sharma
Puntius sophore collected from Gho-Manhasan river were dissected and ovaries were histologically studied throughout the year. Seven stages of oocytes were recognised in Puntius sophore. Oogonia were present througout the reproductive cycle. The most important event observed during the study was the observation of crystalline yolk, atretic oocytes in the maturation stage and spent phase respectively. The breeding period of the fish is from July-August.