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Use of bone and otolith measures for size-estimation of fish in predator-prey studies

  title={Use of bone and otolith measures for size-estimation of fish in predator-prey studies},
  author={Ali Serhan Tarkan and Çiğdem G{\"u}rsoy Gaygusuz and {\"O}zcan Gaygusuz and Hasan Acipinar},
  journal={Folia Zoologica},
To estimate the size of fish taken as prey by piscivorous predators, linear or non-linear relationships between bone measures (pharyngeal, opercula, cleithra, anal and dorsal spine bones, otoliths) and body length were elaborated for eleven Eurasian cyprinid fish species captured in three lakes of Turkey: rudd Scardinius erythrophthalmus, Baltic vimba Vimba vimba, Danube bleak Chalcalburnus chalcoides, gibel carp Carassius gibelio, roach Rutilus rutilus, silver bream Blicca hjoerkna, common… 

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