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Length-weight relationships of three fish species from the coastal waters of Yellow Sea, China

Research paper by Z.‐X. Wu, G.‐J. Yang, L. Song

Indexed on: 10 Jan '18Published on: 09 Jan '18Published in: Journal of Applied Ichthyology



Abstract

Length–weight relationships (LWRs) were determined for three fish species: Zebrias zebrinus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846), Setipinna termuifilis (Valenciennes, 1848) and Pampus echinogaster (Basilewsky, 1855). Samples were collected from the coastal waters of Yellow Sea, China, from early April to mid–April 2017 using bottom trawl nets (20 mm stretched mesh size of cod-end) and set nets (15.6 mesh size). The values of exponent b in the fitted LWRs ranged from 3.101 to 3.427 for three fish species.