publication . Article . 1998

The ichthyofauna of Anzali Lagoon

Karimpour, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1998
The present study on the Ichthyofauna of Anzali Lagoon carried out from 1992-94 revealed that 13 families, 36 genera and 42 species and sub-species of fish inhabit the lagoon and its connected rivers their whole life, part of it or immigrate to these waterbodies for reproduction purposes. The Cyprinidae family composes 59.5% of the lagoon's ichthyofauna (21 genera and 25 species and sub-species). Species such as Cyprinus carpio and Esox lucius are the native species of the Anzali Lagoon, while other species, e.g. Rutilus frisii kutum, immigrate to the lagoon from the Caspian Sea. Carassius auratus and Hemiculter leucisculus have been introduced to this aquatic e...
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free text keywords: Biology, parva, Anzali, Caspian Sea, Biology, Ichthyofauna, Genera, Species, Fish, Cyprinidae, Cyprinus carpio, Esox lucius, Rutilus frisii kutum, Carassius auratus, Hemiculter leucisculus, Aquatic, Pseudorasbora parva, Anopheles mosquito, Gambusia holbrooki, Ctenopharyngodon idella, Silver carp, Big head carp, Stizostedion luciperca, Luciobarbus capito, Liza aurata, Atherina boyeri, Abramis brama, Ecosystem, Appearance, Abundance, Ecological, Anzali Lagoon, Caspian Sea, Iran, lcsh:Agriculture, lcsh:S, lcsh:Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling, lcsh:SH1-691
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