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Length-weight relationships of 11 fish species from the upper Jinsha River, China

Authors

  • P.-C. Lin,

    1. Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
    2. The Key Laboratory of Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
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  • Z.-G. Miao,

    1. Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
    2. The Key Laboratory of Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
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  • X. Gao,

    1. Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
    2. The Key Laboratory of Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
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  • H.-Z. Liu

    Corresponding author
    1. Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
    2. The Key Laboratory of Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
    • Author's address: Huanzhang Liu, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 7 Donghu South Road, Wuhan 430072, China.

      E-mail: hzliu@ihb.ac.cn

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Summary

Length-weight relationships (LWR) are described for eleven indigenous fishes from the upper Jinsha River, which is the upper stretch of the Yangtze River, China. This is the first record of length-weight relationships for ten of these species in FishBase and new maximum lengths are recorded for seven species.

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