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Age , growth , sex ratio and diet of eastern mosquitofish

@inproceedings{ErgudenS2013AgeG,
  title={Age , growth , sex ratio and diet of eastern mosquitofish},
  author={A ErgudenS.},
  year={2013}
}
The aim of this study is to provide necessary information on the biology of mosquitofish in Seyhan Dam Lake in Adana, which is located in southern part of Turkey. The population structure of eastern mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki Girard, 1859 was studied in Seyhan Dam Lake. A total of 1582 specimens (772 males and 810 females) were collected monthly from January to December, 2007. The age composition of the sample range between 0+ and 2+in both sexes. The sex ratio was M:F= 1:1.04. The length… 

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