BIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ROCK GOBY, GOBIUS PAGANELLUS (ACTINOPTERYGII: PERCIFORMES: GOBIIDAE), IN THE SOUTH-EASTERN BLACK SEA


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Engin S., SEYHAN K.

ACTA ICHTHYOLOGICA ET PISCATORIA, vol.39, no.2, pp.111-118, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3750/aip2009.39.2.05
  • Journal Name: ACTA ICHTHYOLOGICA ET PISCATORIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.111-118
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. Gobius paganellus L. is one of the most common gobiid fish in the south-eastern Black Sea. The aim of present study is to provide information on age structure and growth, length at sexual maturity, annual cycle of gonad development, and diet of rock goby in the south-eastern Black Sea.