Landings of Lates niloticus from Lake Nasser belonged to age groups I–VII, with II–III predominent. Mortality rate, as computed by two different methods, ranges around 75%. Turbid flood water did not reach Lake Nasser in 1972, and this fact may be responsible for the decline in the commercial catch from 1972 to 1973.
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Lake Nasser Development Centre Aswan, A.R.E.. Mortality rates of Lates niloticus, L. in Lake Nasser. Hydrobiologia 50, 27–32 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00016838
- man-made lakes
- Lake Nasser
- Lates niloticus