TITLE

A preliminary study on demersal fishes in the south-western Black Sea shelf (NW Turkey)

AUTHOR(S)
Keskin, Çetin
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of the Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment;2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p341
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This preliminary study aimed to contribute to the knowledge on distribution, diversity, abundance and biomass of demersal fishes in the south-western Black Sea shelf. Samples were collected with bottom trawl net in November 2006 and October 2007. A total of eight hauls were conducted by R/V Yunus-S in the south-western Black Sea at the depths of 22 and 73 m. A total of 14,228 individuals (297.2 kg) belonging to 28 species were. Merlangius merlangus and Mullus barbatus were the main species in the whole catch, in terms of abundance and biomass.
ACCESSION #
90556781

 

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