Length-weight relationship and condition factor of freshwater blenny Salaria fluviatilis (Asso, 1801) in Asi River (Hatay, Turkey)

In this study, a total of 109 specimens (57 female and 52 male) of Salaria fluviatilis were captured by tulle net and scooped net between October 2017 and March 2018 from the Asi River system, Turkey. The length-weight relationship was W =0.0013L3.054 (r²= 0.967) for both sexes with isometric growth. The values of the exponent b of the length-weight relationships (LWRs) were 3.055 for females and 3.052 for males. The b values for females, males, and both sexes were not significantly different from 3.0 (P>0.05). Fulton condition factor (CF) was calculated 1.3955±0.034 for females, 1.4495±0.042 for males and 1.4212±0.027, for both sexes. Estimations of LWRs and CF for both sexes of S. fluviatilis, captured from Asi River, were provided for the first time.

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Kaynak Göster

  • ISSN: 2147-9666
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 4 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 2012
  • Yayıncı: Adem Yavuz Sönmez

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