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Studies on length-weight and length-length relationships of a catfish Eutropiichthyes vacha Hamilton (Schilbeidae: Siluriformes) from Indus river, Sindh, Pakistan
|Caspian Journal of Environmental Sciences|
|مقاله 11، دوره 5، شماره 2، تیر 2007، صفحه 143-145 اصل مقاله (119.75 K)|
|A.N. Soomro* 1؛ W.A. Baloch2؛ S.I.H. Jafri3؛ H. Suzuki2|
|12*, , Department of Fresh Water Biology and Fisheries, University of Sindh, Jamshoro-76080, Sindh, Pakistan|
|2Laboratory of Aquatic Resource Science, Fisheries Faculty, Shimoarata 4-50-20 Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890-0056 Japan|
|3Laboratory of Aquatic Resource Science, Fisheries Faculty, Shimoarata 4-50-20 Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890-0056|
|Present study describes the length-weight (LWR) and length-length (LLR) relationships of a freshwater catfish Eutropiichthyes vacha Hamilton from Indus River, Sindh, Pakistan. A total of 281 specimen of E. vacha were collected from fisherman?s catch from February 2005 to January 2006, are used for this study. The parameters a and b of the length-weight relationship were calculated as W= aLb are presented. The values for allometric coefficient b of the LWR were close to isometric value for male (b = 3.159) and combined values for both sexes (b = 3.053). However, it suggested negative allometric growth for females (b = 2.973). Results for LLRs indicated that these are highly correlated (r2 > 0.9) P< 0.0001.|
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|catfish؛ Eutropiichthyes vacha؛ Indus river؛ length؛ weight؛ relationships|
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