Length-weight relationships for six fish species in Iskenderun Bay (Eastern Mediterranean Sea coast of Turkey)

Erguden D., Erguden S. A., Gurlek M.

JOURNAL OF APPLIED ICHTHYOLOGY, vol.31, no.6, pp.1148-1149, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jai.12839
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1148-1149
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


The length-weight relationships (LWRs) were estimated for six non-indigenous fish species, namely, Apogon smithi (Kotthaus, 1970); Ostorhinchus fasciatus (White, 1790); Pomadasys stridens (Forsskal, 1775); Champsodon capensis Regan, 1908; Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983; and Tylerius spinosissimus (Regan, 1908) from Iskenderun Bay, eastern Mediterranean Sea. Their length-weight relationship b values ranged from 2.902 to 3.501, and all regressions were found to be significant for all six species (P < 0.001). This study is the first reference on length-weight relationships for these six non-indigenous fish species from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea coast of Turkey.