research product . 2004

Fishery status and stock assessment of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in Mahabad reservoir in fishing season of 1998-1999

Abdolmalaki, Sh.;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
A total of 150261 kg of different species were caught in Mahabad reservoir of which 101123.5 kg (tantamount to 67.3 % )was silver carp in the fishing season of 1998-1999. From the beginning of the fishing season, fishing effort of only active fishing cooperative were 69 times beach seine haul and for gill net with stretched mesh size of 7 to 15 cm, 2530.7 fishing effort unit (each unit is equal to 100m gillnet for 24 hours). The mean fork length and weight of Silver carp were 51.15±12.07cm and 2429±2272.1g respectively. Exponential Length-Weight relationship for this species was calculated W=0.013 L 3.04 (R2 = 97.64, n=714) which in this equation W is the total ...
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free text keywords: Silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix, Fishery, Stock assessment, Species, Fishing, Gill net, Growth, Biomass
Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
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