GROWTH FEATURES OF AN ENDEMIC POPULATION OF CHONDROSTOMA HOLMWOODII (ACTINOPTERYGII: CYPRINIFORMES: CYPRINIDAE) IN WESTERN ANATOLIA


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İLHAN A., SARI H. M. , BALIK S.

ACTA ICHTHYOLOGICA ET PISCATORIA, vol.40, no.2, pp.155-159, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3750/aip2010.40.2.08
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ICHTHYOLOGICA ET PISCATORIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-159

Abstract

Background. The Izmir nase, Chondrostoma holmwoodii (Boulenger, 1896), an endemic species for the inland waters of Turkey, is in the category of DD "Data Deficient" in the list of IUCN Red Data Book. There are insufficient data on the biological characteristics of the species in the literature. The aim of this study was to obtain the growth characteristics of Izmir nase population from Western Anatolia and compare them with the previous data reported in literature.