PELAGIC SMALL FISHES IN PEAT SWAMP OF JERUJU RIVER, SOUTH SUMATRA, INDONESIAArum Setiawan, Muhammad Iqbal, Rhamdhon Dorojatun Tanjung, Guntur Pragustiandi, Sarno, Pormansyah, Rio Firman Saputra and Indra Yustian
Jeruju River in Sumatra of Indonesia is one important remaining peat swamp area in South Sumatra Province. A study to looking at fish diversity and abundance of pelagic small fishes in Jeruju River was conducted on 28 to 30 August 2020. There are six species of pelagic small fishes recorded caught using hand lift net 1x1 m2, including Brevibora cheeya, Desmopuntius gemellus, Oxygaster anomalura, Pectenocypris micromysticetus, Rasbora einthovenii and Trigonopoma sp. The species range from 19-45 mm in total length. Pectenocypris micromysticetus is most abundance fish species (up to 80%), following Brevibora cheeya (17%), Desmopuntius gemellus (0,32%), Oxygaster anomalura (0,63%), Rasbora einthovenii (0,40%) and Trigonopoma sp (0,24%).