Growth Properties of Pikeperch (Sander lucioperca (L., 1758)) Living in Hirfanlı Dam Lake


Abstract: This study concerns an investigation of the growth properties of Sander lucioperca (L., 1758) living in Hirfanlı dam constructed on the Kızılırmak river. It was observed that 326 pikeperch (Sander lucioperca (L., 1758)) caught between August 1996 and July 1997 ranged between I and V years of age. The fork length and weight of the population were 105-529 mm and 12-1520 g. The length (L)-weight (W) relation and the condition factor were W = 0.00001049 L^{3.07} and 0.986, respectively.

Keywords: Sander lucioperca, pikeperch, growth, condition factor

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