PDF Size at First Maturity of Anchovy (Engraulis encrasiclus) in Ghanaian waters and Suggestions for Appropriate Mesh size in its Fishery

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Contributor Emmanuel Dovlo
Geographical coverage Ghana,
Keywords length at first maturity, mesh size, Anchovy, Gulf of Guinea,
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The mean length at first maturity of Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolous) in Ghanaian waters was estimated using length frequency and gonad samples. The length at first maturity was estimated at 5.7 cm and the minimum mesh size for its exploitation recommended as 20 mm.

Please contact Dr. K. A. Koranteng (kwamek@africaonline.com.gh) for more information.