Length-weight relationships of Nigerian coastal water fishes

King, R.P. (1996) Length-weight relationships of Nigerian coastal water fishes. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 19(4), pp. 53-581996.

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Abstract

Length-weight relationships (LWR) of 76 fish populations, distributed among 11 families, 18 genera and 22 species, inhabiting coastal (marine/brackish water ) ecosystems in Nigeria were estimated (39 cases) or assembled from the literature (37 cases). The mean exponent (b = 2.912) is significantly less than 3. While the frequency distribution of a was positively skewed, that of b was approximately normal. The mean a and b data are also presented by fish genera and families.

Item Type: Article
Title: Length-weight relationships of Nigerian coastal water fishes
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King, R.P.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 19
Number: 4
Page Range: pp. 53-581996
Date: 1996
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Length-weight relationships
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 9280
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 09:13
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 09:13
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9280

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