oa Madoqua - Aspects of the ecology of Barbus hospes from the Fish River, Namibia
|Article Title||Aspects of the ecology of Barbus hospes from the Fish River, Namibia|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 *Fresh Water Fish Institute, Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Mariental, Namibia. **Department of Zoology, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||95 - 97|
|Keyword(s)||Fish poison rotenone, Fishing mortality, Growth, Length frequency, Relative abundance, Sex ratio and Stomach contents|
Environmental conditions in the Fish River affect several ecological aspects of Barbus hospes which emphasised the importance of the link between populations in the Fish and Orange Rivers. Higher growth and mortality rates were found for this species in the Fish River compared to those in the Orange River.
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