New Fisheries-related data from the Mediterranean Sea (October, 2015)

Tsagarakis, K.
Biandolino, F.
Buz, K.
Djodjo, Z.
Dulcic, J.
Gücü, Ali Cemal
Machias, A.
Maravelias, C. D.
Prato, E.
Vasilakopoulos, P.
In this third Collective Article, with fisheries-related data from the Mediterranean Sea, we present the historical length distribution of Lophius budegassa in the catch of commercial trawlers in the Greek seas; length-weight and length-length relationships of five flatfish species (Lepidorhombus boscii, L. whiffiagonis, Platichthys flesus, Pegusa lascaris and Solea solea) from different coastal areas of Turkey (Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Sea); growth of settled Polyprion americanus and length-weight relationships of this species and of Deltentosteus quadrimaculatus, Capros aper and three commercially important groupers in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea; the age, growth and mortality of Zosterisessor ophiocephalus in the Eastern Adriatic Sea; the length-weight relationship and condition factor of Atherina boyeri in a Central Mediterranean semi-isolated lagoon, and also the length-weight and length-length relationships of three Alburnus species from different inland waters in Turkey.


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K. Tsagarakis et al., “New Fisheries-related data from the Mediterranean Sea (October, 2015),” MEDITERRANEAN MARINE SCIENCE, pp. 703–713, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: