Journal ID : AMA-31-08-2021-10667
[This article belongs to Volume - 52, Issue - 01]
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Title : Population dynamics of Leiognathus splendens (Cuvier, 1829) from Myeik coastal waters, Myanmar

Abstract :

Growth and mortality parameters, exploitation rates and recruitment patterns were estimated from the monthly length-frequency samples of Leiognathus splendens collected from the catches of trawl fisheries in Myeik coastal waters, Myanmar. The estimated values of von Bertalanffy growth parameters: L∞, K and t0 were 14.7cm, 1.3 year-1 and -0.008. L. splendens attains total lengths of 7.11, 10.74, 12.63, 13.62 and 14.7cm at the end of 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2 and 2.5 years, respectively. Longevity calculated from Pauly’s equation was estimated as 2.29 years. The estimated mortality rates Z, M and F were 4.86, 2.54 and 2.32 year-1, respectively. The resultant exploitation rate was 0.5. Recruitment was noted to be year- round and bimodal.

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