Turkish Journal of Zoology
Population Size of the Marsh Frog (Rana ridibunda Pallas, 1771) in Lake Yayla (Denizli, Turkey)
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