Length–weight relationships for three species of mudskippers (Gobiiformes: Gobionellidae) in the coastal areas of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, Iran

Mehdi GHANBARIFARDI, Somayyeh GHASEMIAN, Mansour ALIABADIAN, Abdulwahed PEHPURI

Abstract

Length-weight relationships were estimated for three gobiid species of Iran. Significant length-weight relationships with high correlation coefficient were found for all species from eight localities. The value of the parameter b varied between 2.196-2.498 for Boleophthalmus dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1837); 2.554 to 3.460 for Periophthalmus waltoni (Koumans, 1955) and 2.316 to 2.920 for Scartelaos tenuis (Day, 1876).

Keywords

Boleophthalmus dussumieri, Periophthalmus waltoni, Scartelaos tenuis, Persian Gulf.

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