Breeding Properties of Tinca tinca (L., 1758) Living in Hirfanli Dam Lake (Kirsehir, Turkey)


BENZER S., GÜL A., YILMAZ M.

SU URUNLERI DERGISI, vol.24, no.1-2, pp.127-129, 2007 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1-2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: SU URUNLERI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.127-129
  • Keywords: Tinca tinca, Tench, Breeding, Hirfanli Dam Lake, Turkey
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study is concerned with the breeding properties of Tinca tinca (L., 1758) population living in Hirfanli Dam Lake. It was observed that the fish reach the sexual maturity at the age of III and the breeding period starts in May and ends in July. The fecundity varied between 12,088 to 37,150. The GSI value was the highest in June and the lowest in July.