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Aquaculture Studies 2014, Vol 14, Num, 1     (Pages: 023-030)

The some blood parameters of Catfish (Silurus glanisLinnaeus 1758) inhabiting Çelik Lake

Mücahit YÜNGÜL 1 , Zuhal KARAMAN 1

1 Fırat Üniversitesi, Su Ürünleri Fakültesi, Yetistiricilik Anabilim Dalı, 23119, Elazığ DOI : 10.17693/ Viewed : 2599 - Downloaded : 1848 In this study, the blood parameters of catfish (Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758) inhabiting Çelik Lake were investigated. The study was conducted January 2012 to December 2012. After obtaining a blood sample from each fish has been hematological analyses; then, if the fish age biological characteristics such as length, weight and sex, have been identified. In blood samples haematocrit, leucocrit amount of erythrocyte and leukocyte counts, haemoglobin values, the mean corpuscular volume (MCV), mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH) and concentration (MCHC) values of mean corpuscular haemoglobin were determined. The distributions of these findings according to age, length, and weight groups with sex of fish were examined. Keywords : Age, length, weight, sex