The age and growth of the greenhead tilapia Oreochromis macrochir (Pisces:Cichlidae) from the Okavango Delta, Botswana

@article{Booth2004TheAA,
  title={The age and growth of the greenhead tilapia Oreochromis macrochir (Pisces:Cichlidae) from the Okavango Delta, Botswana},
  author={Anthony J. Booth and Glenn S. Merron},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={321},
  pages={29-34}
}
Sectioned otoliths were used for age and growth determination of Oreochromis macrochir, a common cichlid species from the Okavango Delta, Botswana. The Okavango Delta is a vast inland wetland ecosystem which receives annual floodwaters from the highlands of southern Angola. Floodwaters reach the northern areas of the delta between January and March and the southern areas between June and September each year. Samples were collected from sites which receive flood waters between May and August… CONTINUE READING