Length-weight relationships and condition factor of three fish species from Taleghan River (Alborz Province, Iran)
Mazaher Zamani Faradonbe, Soheil Eagderi, Saied Shahbazi Naserabad
Corresponding Author : Soheil Eagderi
Fisheries Department, Natural Resources Faculty, University of Tehran, Karaj. Iran.
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Received : 2014-01-15 Accepted : 2014-01-19 Published : 2014-01-19
Abstract : Length-weight (LWR), length-length (LLR) relationships and condition factor (K) were calculated for three fish species of Taleghan River (Alborz Province, Iran). In total 113 fish specimens were collected by electrofishing, anesthetized in 1% clove solution in the field and immediately their weights and lengths measured, finally all samples returned to river. The values of the parameter slope (â€˜bâ€™) in the lengthâ€“weight relationship were 2.966 for Barbus ciry, 2.96 for Capoeta gracilis and 3.053 for Oxynoemacheilus bergianus. The all relationships between TL, FL and SL were linear (for all cases: r2> 0.98). Also, the coefficient â€˜Kâ€™ in the condition factor equation were calculated 0.898 for B. ciry, 0.833 for C. gracilis and 0.830 for O. bergianus.
Keywords : Length-weight, Lengthâ€“length, Condition factor, Taleghan River, Caspian Sea basin
Citation : Zamani Faradonbe. et al.. (2015). Length-weight relationships and condition factor of three fish species from Taleghan River (Alborz Province, Iran). J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology, V2I3. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.890176
Copyright : Â© 2015 Soheil Eagderi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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