Authors: DİNÇER AYAZ, CEMAL VAROL TOK, AHMET MERMER, MURAT TOSUNOĞLU, MURAT AFSAR, KERİM ÇİÇEK
Abstract: The population size of marsh frogs (Rana ridibunda) was estimated using the mark-recapture method in Lake Yayla (Buldan, Denizli, Turkey). According to the results, the mean estimated population was 14,733 and the sex ratio was female biased (male: female, 0.56). The main limiting factors of the marsh frog population are also outlined.
Keywords: Marsh frog, Rana ridibunda, Lake Yayla, population size, sex ratio
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