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Length–weight relationships of 16 fish species from the Tarim River, China


Author’s address: Tangbin Huo, Heilongjiang River Fishery Research Institute, No. 43 Songfa Street, Harbin 150070, Heilongjiang Province, China.


This paper reports the length–weight relationships of 16 fish species belonging to three families and ten genera from the Tarim River in China. Length–weight relationships for ten fish species were unknown to Fishbase, and new maximum lengths are given for six species. The r2 values ranged from 0.972 to 0.995. Values of b varied from 2.79 to 3.49.