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Length-weight relationships for three fish species (Capoeta damascina, Garra rufa, and Nemacheilus insignis) native to the Mujib Basin, Jordan

Authors

  • N. Hamidan,

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    1. Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, UK
    • Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature [RSCN], Amman, Jordan
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  • J. R. Britton

    1. Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, UK
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Author's address: Nashat Hamidan, Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature [RSCN], Jordan; and Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, GB-BH12 5BB, United Kingdom.

E-mail: nashat.hamidan@gmail.com

Summary

The relationship between length and weight are described for three native fish species (Capoeta damascina, Garra rufa, and Nemacheilus insignis) of the Mujib Basin, Jordan. The fish communities were sampled using electric fishing and gill netting in 2011, enabling the collection of fish samples that were not biased regarding length or weight. The data represent the first description of length-weight data for N. insignis, although the data set is limited by a narrow size-range.

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