SPECIES COMPOSITION OF THE FISH SPECIES IN KEMER RESERVOIR AND AKCAY STREAM, AYDIN, TURKEY

2008, 9 (4)   p. 683-687

Gulnaz ÖZCAN, Süleyman BALIK

Abstract

The study was carried out in Kemer Reservoir and Akcay Stream between December 2004 and June 2006. Fish samples were caught by using gill nets, cast nets and electrofishing. Fifteen species belonging to 6 families were caught during the study. Four species, Acanthobrama mirabilis (47.0), Lepomis gibbosus (18.8), Chondrostoma meandrense (12.8) and Barbus pectoralis (8.6) are dominant fish species in the reservoir.

Keywords

biodiversity, kemer reservoir, economic importance, turkey

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