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Original article | Journal of Agricultural Production 2022, Vol. 3(2) 69-77

Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Prussian Carp (Carassius gibelio, Bloch, 1782) from Asi River

Emrah Şimşek, Semih Kale

pp. 69 - 77   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.56430/japro.1179095   |  Manu. Number: j agri pro.2022.005

Published online: December 31, 2022  |   Number of Views: 3  |  Number of Download: 243


This study aimed to determine the length-weight relationship and condition factor of Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio, Bloch, 1782) from the Asi River. Samples were collected by 12-18 mm mesh sized fyke-nets between November and December 2021. Totally 88 specimens have been collected from the Turkish part of Asi River, Hatay, Türkiye. Lengths and weights ranged from 10.2 to 29.8 cm and 19.47 to 408.59 g, respectively. The b-values were calculated as 3.08 and the LWR equation was estimated as W = 0.0138*L3.08. The Fulton’s condition factor (K) and the relative condition factor (Kn) values were calculated as 1.76±0.03 and 1.01±0.01, respectively. This study provides the valuable data on the length-weight relationship and condition factors of C. gibelio from the Asi River. The findings of the present paper revealed that C. gibelio showed an isometric growth and this region is relatively suitable for the growth of this species. Therefore, these data will be a valuable background for further biological studies and local fisheries management strategies.

Keywords: Asi River, Fisheries management, Invasive species, LWR, Orontes

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APA 6th edition
Simsek, E. & Kale, S. (2022). Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Prussian Carp (Carassius gibelio, Bloch, 1782) from Asi River . Journal of Agricultural Production, 3(2), 69-77. doi: 10.56430/japro.1179095

Simsek, E. and Kale, S. (2022). Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Prussian Carp (Carassius gibelio, Bloch, 1782) from Asi River . Journal of Agricultural Production, 3(2), pp. 69-77.

Chicago 16th edition
Simsek, Emrah and Semih Kale (2022). "Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Prussian Carp (Carassius gibelio, Bloch, 1782) from Asi River ". Journal of Agricultural Production 3 (2):69-77. doi:10.56430/japro.1179095.


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