Age, growth, sex-ratio, spawning season and food of golden banded goatfish, Upeneus moluccensis Bleeker (1855) from the Mediterranean and south Aegean Sea coasts of Turkey


Kaya M. , BENLI H., KATAGAN T., Ozaydin O.

FISHERIES RESEARCH, cilt.41, ss.317-328, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 41 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0165-7836(99)00027-2
  • Dergi Adı: FISHERIES RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.317-328

Özet

The length, growth, age composition, spawning season, sex ratio, and food of golden banded goatfish (Upeneus moluccensis) were studied on the basis of 711 specimens from the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Females made up 75.25% and males 24.75% of the species, The fork length of females ranged from 8.6 to 17.8 cm, and of males, from 8.5 to 16.1 cm.