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.
Marsh frog, Rana ridibunda, Lake Yayla, population size, sex ratio
AYAZ, DİNÇER; TOK, CEMAL VAROL; MERMER, AHMET; TOSUNOĞLU, MURAT; AFSAR, MURAT; and ÇİÇEK, KERİM (2007) "Population Size of the Marsh Frog (Rana ridibunda Pallas, 1771) in Lake Yayla (Denizli, Turkey)," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 31: No. 3, Article 9. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol31/iss3/9