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Introduce of Barbus lacerta as a suitable species for ornamental fisheries purpose
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According to the achievements of research project titled as: Biodiversity of inland water fish species
of Iran (2005-2010) some specimen of Barbus lacerta Heckel, 1843 obtained from main rivers of
North, Northwest and West of Iran by using of electrofishing as the main method for sampling.
Obtained samples were fixed in formalin 10% and then transferred to laboratory. About 24
morphometric and meristic factors as well as 11 ratios of these two species were studied.
Concerning to small size, beautiful colors, bars and pigments in mentioned fishes, it could be
introduce to fish farmers as new aquarium fish.

Keywords: Barbus lacerta, Morphometric and Meristic factors, Ornamental fish.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/11/10 | Accepted: 2015/11/10 | Published: 2015/11/10

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