Study of Some Morphometric Features and Feeding Habits of Cyprinus Carpio (Linnaeus, 1758) and Coptodon Zillii (Gervais, 1848) Collected from Tigris River, Iraq

Authors

  • Mohammed I. Ghazwan Natural History Museum and Research Center / University of Baghdad
  • Suhad Y. Jassim Natural History Museum and Research Center / University of Baghdad
  • Zainab A. Makawi Natural History Museum and Research Center / University of Baghdad

Keywords:

feed, bones, mouth size, phenotype, water environment

Abstract

  The present study attempts to identify the relationship between some phenotypic measurements of the two species , Common carp Cyprinus carpio and Coptodon zillii, and the feeding habits of these two different species in terms of mouth shape, mouth depth and some of the vital characteristics of these two species related to the way they feed, especially total Length and weight, in the Iraqi inland water environment, specifically from the Tigris River.

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Published

2021-07-19

How to Cite

Ghazwan , M. I. ., Jassim, S. Y., & Makawi, Z. A. (2021). Study of Some Morphometric Features and Feeding Habits of Cyprinus Carpio (Linnaeus, 1758) and Coptodon Zillii (Gervais, 1848) Collected from Tigris River, Iraq. Technium BioChemMed, 2(2), 117–124. Retrieved from https://techniumscience.com/index.php/biochemmed/article/view/3955