Year 2021, Volume 11 , Issue 2, Pages 906 - 915 2021-06-01

The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey
The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey

Elif YILDIRIM [1] , Yusuf KUMLUTAŞ [2] , Kamil CANDAN [3] , Çetin ILGAZ [4]


Age structure and body size of Heremites vittatus from three different altitudes (group I: 0-499 m, group II: 500-999 m, and group III: above 1000 m) were investigated using skeletochronology. The mean snout-vent length (SVL) of females in all groups was larger than males. The average SVL was 74.8 mm in females and 66.8 mm in males. Age ranged from three to seven years in females and two to seven years in males. No significant differences were found in mean age between sexes (Mann-Whitney U-test, p=0.324). Among three groups, there was no significant difference between the populations as regards both age and SVL. However, SVL only in groups I and II were statistically significant between sexes. Moreover, there was no significant correlation between age and SVL. The Von Bertalanffy’s model indicated that females had a larger asymptotic body size than males and that there was a significant difference between the sexes in terms of growth rate.
Age structure and body size of Heremites vittatus from three different altitudes (group I: 0-499 m, group II: 500-999 m, and group III: above 1000 m) were investigated using skeletochronology. The mean snout-vent length (SVL) of females in all groups was larger than males. The average SVL was 74.8 mm in females and 66.8 mm in males. Age ranged from three to seven years in females and two to seven years in males. No significant differences were found in mean age between sexes (Mann-Whitney U-test, p=0.324). Among three groups, there was no significant difference between the populations as regards both age and SVL. However, SVL only in groups I and II were statistically significant between sexes. Moreover, there was no significant correlation between age and SVL. The Von Bertalanffy’s model indicated that females had a larger asymptotic body size than males and that there was a significant difference between the sexes in terms of growth rate.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Biology
Published Date Haziran-2021
Journal Section Biyoloji / Biology
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9614-5754
Author: Elif YILDIRIM (Primary Author)
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1154-6757
Author: Yusuf KUMLUTAŞ
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6934-3971
Author: Kamil CANDAN
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7862-9106
Author: Çetin ILGAZ
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi
Project Number 2017.KB.FEN.023
Thanks This work was supported by Dokuz Eylul University Scientific Research Coordination Unit. Project Number: 2017.KB.FEN.023
Dates

Application Date : September 16, 2020
Acceptance Date : February 1, 2021
Publication Date : June 1, 2021

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APA Yıldırım, E , Kumlutaş, Y , Candan, K , Ilgaz, Ç . (2021). The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey . Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology , 11 (2) , 906-915 . DOI: 10.21597/jist.796001
MLA Yıldırım, E , Kumlutaş, Y , Candan, K , Ilgaz, Ç . "The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey" . Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 11 (2021 ): 906-915 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jist/issue/61423/796001>
Chicago Yıldırım, E , Kumlutaş, Y , Candan, K , Ilgaz, Ç . "The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey". Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 11 (2021 ): 906-915
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EndNote %0 Iğdır Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey %A Elif Yıldırım , Yusuf Kumlutaş , Kamil Candan , Çetin Ilgaz %T The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey %D 2021 %J Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology %P 2146-0574-2536-4618 %V 11 %N 2 %R doi: 10.21597/jist.796001 %U 10.21597/jist.796001
ISNAD Yıldırım, Elif , Kumlutaş, Yusuf , Candan, Kamil , Ilgaz, Çetin . "The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey". Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology 11 / 2 (June 2021): 906-915 . https://doi.org/10.21597/jist.796001
AMA Yıldırım E , Kumlutaş Y , Candan K , Ilgaz Ç . The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey. Iğdır Üniv. Fen Bil Enst. Der.. 2021; 11(2): 906-915.
Vancouver Yıldırım E , Kumlutaş Y , Candan K , Ilgaz Ç . The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey. Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology. 2021; 11(2): 906-915.
IEEE E. Yıldırım , Y. Kumlutaş , K. Candan and Ç. Ilgaz , "The Study on the Relationships Between the Age Structure and Body Size of the Bridled Skink, Heremites vittatus, (Oliver, 1804) from Different Altitudes in Turkey", Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 906-915, Jun. 2021, doi:10.21597/jist.796001