Authors : Deepmala B. Tambe* and Balasaheb K. Tapale
Page Nos : 125-130
Ambit Dam is located at Ambit village in western part of the Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra. It build across the river Mula near the village Ambit. During the present study qualitative analysis of algal diversity of Ambit dam has been carried out in one year (June 2018-May 2019). Three sampling sites were selected for collection of water samples. In
monsoon season the flow of water was quiet fast later on water become steady and stagnant. Many planktonic, benthic and epiphytic algae were enumerate during investigation period from two sampling sites. The algae were identified with the
use of standard monograph. The systematic account of the algal taxa were made for four groups i.e. Cyanophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae and, Xanthophyceae and. In general there is good flora in Ambit dam.