The first record of black bullhead Ameiurus melas (Pisces, Ictaluridae) in Serbian waters
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On the 14th of June, 2005, in the Danube side channel "Jojkić" (N 44°50'33.1’’, E 20°27'46.1’’) near Belgrade, we recorded the presence of A. melas, ranging in weight (W) from 11.2 g to 135.6 g, and standard length (Ls) from 70 mm to 173 mm. Specimens were obtained from professional fishermen, who caught them with gill nets, as well from sport fishermen using fishing roads. Also, on 28th of May, 2005, on the lake "Savsko jezero" (N 44°47'20.1’’, E 20°24'54.6’’), we collected two specimens with gill nets. They were held in an aquarium until the 20th of June, when they were analyzed. Their weight (W) was 48.8 g and 97.5 g, their standard length (Ls) 145 mm and 183 mm, respectively.
Source:Archives of Biological Sciences, 2005, 57, 4, 307-308