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Summary In order to evaluate the protein and energy requirement of Persian sturgeon (Acipenser persicus) sub‐yearlings, eight experimental diets containing two protein levels (40% and 45%) and four lipid levels (10%, 15%, 20% and 25%) were tested. Sturgeons (W0 = 136.8 g) were fed the...
Summary The feeding habits of sand smelt (Atherina boyeri, Risso, 1810) from Trichonis Lake (Western Greece) were investigated. Stomach contents were analyzed from 240 specimens with total lengths ranging from 35 to 112 mm. Samples were taken at monthly intervals (January–December 1997). Of the...
Summary To investigate the response to starvation, gibel carp Carassius auratus gibelio (12.5 ± 0.03 g (mean ± SE, n = 24)) were deprived of food at 25.8 ± 0.2°C (mean ± SE, n = 56) for 56 days. Body mass, proximate composition in whole body and muscle, and respiration were measured at 7‐day...
Summary The paper presents for the first time important information regarding population structure, growth rate, length‐weight relationships and reproductive aspects of the Neretvan nase, Chondrostoma knerii, a fish species endemic to the Neretva River. Chondrostoma knerii is mainly distributed...
Summary The reproductive period of the Glandulocaudine Pseudocorynopoma doriai was determined by the analysis of 240 females, 90 males and 138 immature individuals collected monthly in the Manantiales and the El Portugués rivers. The reproductive period is seasonal, occurring from late winter to...
Summary The Brazilian codling (Urophycis brasiliensis) is the target of an important artisanal fishery in Uruguay. In the present study we analysed the feeding habits of this species over a 2‐year cycle. The samples were obtained from landings of the artisanal fishery at two sites on the...
Summary The juveniles of Senegal sole, Solea senegalensis, Kaup 1858, and common sole, Solea solea (Linnaeus 1758) concentrate in estuarine and coastal nurseries of widely differing temperatures and salinities. Yet, little is known about the effect of these physiologically important variables on...
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