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Morphometric Analysis of Fish Population from two Different Ponds of Vadodara City, Gujarat, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Division of fisheries and Aquatic Biology, Dept. of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The MS Uni. of Baroda, Vadodara 390002, Gujarat, INDIA
  • 2Division of fisheries and Aquatic Biology, Dept. of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The MS Uni. of Baroda, Vadodara 390002, Gujarat, INDIA
  • 3Division of fisheries and Aquatic Biology, Dept. of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The MS Uni. of Baroda, Vadodara 390002, Gujarat, INDIA

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 1, Issue (6), Pages 6-9, July,24 (2013)

Abstract

The present study was carried out with an aim to understand mor phometric relationship of Tilapia ( Oreochromis mossaimbicus) from natural waters. Samples were collected from two different ponds viz., Sama pond and Danteshwar pond of Vadodara city. These morphometric data represent specific structure of the inhabitant f ish population of these ponds. The average of t otal l ength and t otal w eight and s tandard l ength and t otal w eight of fishes of both ponds indicates that the morphometric structure of Sama pond fishes were bigger than that of Danteshwar pond. Condition facto r K values were 1.58 and 1.67 and the exponential equation were Wt = 0.609 (TL) 0.329 and Wt = - 1.169 (TL) 2.430 of fishes of both ponds respectively indicating allometric growth. The condition factor of fishes of both ponds indicates that all fishes were in good condition. However, biomass of fishes of Danteshwar pond was more compared to Sama pond. Correlation between t otal l ength and t otal w eight as well as s tandard l ength and t otal w eight was 0.76, 0.77 and 0.83, 0.87 of fishes of both ponds respective ly, which revealed positive correlation between length and weight of the fishes.

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