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Original article | Acta Natura et Scientia 2022, Vol. 3(2) 126-136

Some Population Parameters of Cyprinus carpio (L., 1758) From Yeşilırmak (Samsun, Türkiye)

Özgen Yılmaz & Hasan Cerim

pp. 126 - 136   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2209-23-0005.R1

Published online: October 18, 2022  |   Number of Views: 36  |  Number of Download: 388


Current study was carried out between March 2019 and February 2020 to determine the biological characteristics of Cyprinus carpio, which is brought to fish markets of Alaca (Çorum) from Hasan Uğurlu Dam Reservoir (Samsun). Total, fork, standard lengths, and weights of 406 individuals were measured and recorded. Sex ratio was calculated as 1:2.1 (♀:♂). Ages were determined by using lateral scales and thus age groups were formed. According to the data collected, equation of length-weight relationship was \small W = 0.0163 TL^{2.935} and an isometric growth pattern was observed for combined individuals. VI age group has the most individuals (n=148). Fulton’s condition factor (K) and phi-prime growth index (Φ’) were calculated as 1.3 and 2.42, respectively. This study makes a contribution to common carp stock related studies for further common carp fishery management.

Keywords: Cyprinus carpio, Freshwater fish, Yeşilırmak, Alaca, Length-weight relationship, Fulton’s condition factor

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APA 6th edition
Yilmaz, O. & Cerim, H. (2022). Some Population Parameters of Cyprinus carpio (L., 1758) From Yeşilırmak (Samsun, Türkiye) . Acta Natura et Scientia, 3(2), 126-136. doi: 10.29329/actanatsci.2022.352.05

Yilmaz, O. and Cerim, H. (2022). Some Population Parameters of Cyprinus carpio (L., 1758) From Yeşilırmak (Samsun, Türkiye) . Acta Natura et Scientia, 3(2), pp. 126-136.

Chicago 16th edition
Yilmaz, Ozgen and Hasan Cerim (2022). "Some Population Parameters of Cyprinus carpio (L., 1758) From Yeşilırmak (Samsun, Türkiye) ". Acta Natura et Scientia 3 (2):126-136. doi:10.29329/actanatsci.2022.352.05.

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