Female - Absolute fecundity



Species Primary Data Secondary Data References
Anguilla anguilla The estimated fecundity of matured eels ranged from 0.7 to 2.6 million eggs [For immature eel the US authors give records of European specimens having 5-10 millions eggs on average with 15-20 million for the largest specimens] 7.5 thousand eggs Boetius and Boetius, 1980
Anguilla anguilla Up to 4 000 4.0 thousand eggs Palstra, 2005
Anguilla anguilla The absolute fecundity amounted 1.48 millions eggs 1.48 thousand eggs Amin, 1998
Alosa alosa 25-636 [Extreme values] 330.5 thousand eggs Cassou-Leins, 2000
Alosa fallax 29-300 [Extreme values] 164.5 thousand eggs Cassou-Leins, 2000
Alosa fallax 25,942-675,000 808.5 thousand eggs Aprahamian, 2001
Alosa fallax 25,942-675,000 808.5 thousand eggs Maitland and Hatton-Ellis, 2000
Alosa fallax Mean of 54294 ± 6174 (n=9) 54294.0 thousand eggs Lopez, 2007
Alosa sapidissima 155-410 or 2.150 or 30-300 282.5 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Alosa sapidissima Average of 125.166 [Range 58-390] 224.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Alosa sapidissima From various sources, American shad produce 2-300 eggs [Also 116-468 and 98.6-225.6] 151.0 thousand eggs Mills, 2004
Alosa sapidissima 37-44 40.5 thousand eggs Olney and McBride, 2003
Alosa sapidissima 60-300 180.0 thousand eggs Anonymous, 2006 Chapter 3
Alosa sapidissima 58,534-659,000 596.5 thousand eggs Burdick and Hightower, 2005
Alosa sapidissima 118.929-165.776 [Mean population fecundity] 142.3525 thousand eggs Carscaden and Legget, 1975
Aphanius iberus 0.438 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 0.438 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Valencia hispanica 0.2-0.3 per female 0.25 thousand eggs Keith, 2001
Valencia hispanica 0.2-0.25 0.225 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Barbatula barbatula 1.710-27.600 in females of 70-182 mm, averaging 11.96 ± 0.72 11.96 thousand eggs Skryabin, 1993
Barbatula barbatula 1.7-27 14.35 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Barbatula barbatula 500-800 eggs 650.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Barbatula barbatula Total number of eggs varied between 5000 and 6000 of which usually rather then half were ripe 5000.0 thousand eggs Smyly, 1955
Barbatula barbatula The number of eggs laid during one spawning period varies between 700 and 5000 700.0 thousand eggs Sauvonsaari, 1971
Cobitis taenia Average of 1600 eggs per individual 1600.0 thousand eggs Robotham, 1981
Cobitis taenia Estimation of fecundity gives a value of 1012 eggs for a 90 mm female, lower than 1600 eggs per females already reported 1012.0 thousand eggs Marconato and Rasotto, 1989
Cobitis taenia 2.905 ± 0.071- 4.282 ± 0.954 2.905 thousand eggs Bohlen, 1999
Cobitis taenia 0.321-1.314 0.8175 thousand eggs Vaino and Saat, 2003
Cobitis taenia 5.072, up to 10 5.072 thousand eggs Coad, 2006
Cobitis paludica 1.235-1.986 The last for a female of 90 mm] 1.6105 thousand eggs Oliva-Paterna, 2002
Cobitis paludica 1.100 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 1.1 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Cobitis paludica 0.4-1.1, up to 1.4 0.75 thousand eggs Perdices and Doadrio, 1977
Blicca bjoerkna 11-82 46.5 thousand eggs Rinchard, 1996
Blicca bjoerkna 100-200 150.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Blicca bjoerkna Mean of 53 144, range 37 753-116 720 Others studies described it as: 6 700-197 700] 58.0 thousand eggs Banbura and Koszalinski, 1991
Blicca bjoerkna Categorized as between 2000 and 100000 eggs per reproductive cycle 2000.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Abramis brama Mean of 92-218 [2-941 are the highest variation] 155.0 thousand eggs Backiel and Zawiska, 1968
Abramis brama Range from 68.6 to 450.0 [Average of 218.3] 68.6 thousand eggs Shestopalova, 1978
Abramis brama Average 234.2 [Range 66 to 605.6] 234.2 thousand eggs Sokolova, 1990
Abramis brama 49-150 and up to 580 for larger female 99.5 thousand eggs Olivier, 2001
Abramis brama 300 [For a female of 70 cm] 300.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Abramis brama Number of ooctyes of trophoplasmatic growth maturing in a year is determined as individual fecundity, which varies from 5.3 to 782.2 000 eggs in different populations. For example in lakes: 80.2-583.4 [Wierzchul], 65.0-410.8 [Samozero], 76.0-293.0 [Ubinskoe] and in rivers 53.3-483.5 [Vistula], 76-651 [Volga] 331.8 thousand eggs Brylinska and Boron, 2004
Abramis brama Average is 120-130 [Vary from 317-503.7 for females ages 3-11 years] 125.0 thousand eggs Sidorova, 2005
Abramis brama Mean of 102.0 (range 20.8-309.6) n = 24 in Kortowski Lake and mean of 182.2 (range 46.4-321.3) n = 30 in Blanki Lake 165.2 thousand eggs Kopiejewska, 1993
Alburnoides bipunctatus About 2 2.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Alburnoides bipunctatus 6.496 6.496 thousand eggs Coad, 2005
Alburnoides bipunctatus 1-2 1.5 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Alburnoides bipunctatus 13 ± 1 13.0 thousand eggs Yildirim, 1999
Alburnoides bipunctatus 1-2 1.5 thousand eggs Persat, 2001
Alburnoides bipunctatus Categorized as between 2000 and 100000 eggs per reproductive cycle 2000.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Alburnoides bipunctatus Absolute fecundity of all studied females ranged from 975 to 5206 eggs (0 to 4892 yolked eggs) […] Absolute fecundity of spirlin from the River Rudava varied within a range similar to that of the samples from the river Radimna in Romania, where is attained 1581-6110 eggs 3845.5 thousand eggs Polacik and Kovac, 2006
Alburnus alburnus 1-2 1.5 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Alburnus alburnus 0.5-5.7 3.1 thousand eggs Rinchard, 1996
Alburnus alburnus 5-7 6.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Alburnus alburnus 0.5-11 5.75 thousand eggs Carrell and Olivier, 2001
Alburnus alburnus Up to 10 10.0 thousand eggs Coad, 2006
Alburnus alburnus The estimated of a 5-year-old fish was 6356 with 95% condifidence limits at 5987 and 6776 5.0 thousand eggs Mackay and Mann, 1969
Alburnus alburnus Categorized as between 2000 and 100000 eggs per reproductive cycle 2000.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Alburnus alburnus 5000-7000 (11000) eggs per female 6000.0 thousand eggs Agence de l'eau,
Aristichthys nobilis 313.6 to 1860.800 313.6 thousand eggs Abdusamadov, 1986
Aristichthys nobilis 288-1100 694.0 thousand eggs Jennigs, 1988
Aristichthys nobilis Average fecundity: 1,925,000 1.0 thousand eggs Naca, 1989
Aristichthys nobilis Mean of 712.5 ± 42.1 (range 381.6-964.4) in 1982 and 810.2 ± 62.2 (range 204.3-1658.8) in 1983 712.5 thousand eggs Verigin, 1990
Aristichthys nobilis 200-1500 850.0 thousand eggs Horvath, 1992
Aristichthys nobilis Mean of 226.213 [Range from 11.558 to 769.964] 226.213 thousand eggs Schrank and Guy, 2002
Aristichthys nobilis 280 [First spawners] up to 478-549 [older spawners], up to 1.860 513.5 thousand eggs Kolar, 2005
Aspius aspius 52-212 132.0 thousand eggs Shikhshabekov, 1979
Aspius aspius 80-100 90.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Aspius aspius 80-1000 540.0 thousand eggs Keith and Allardi, 2001
Aspius aspius Mean of 158.526 ± 56.659 [Range 63,044 in females 43.3 cm in length and 324,833 in female 64.3 cm length] [Absolute fecundities in other populations: 16-269, 48.3-121.9, 52.2-212.8, 67.6-189.0, 73.5-366.5, 63-324.8] 158.526 thousand eggs Kompowski et Neja, 2004
Aspius aspius 58-500 279.0 thousand eggs Bensettiti and Gaudillat, 2002
Barbus barbus 30-50 40.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Barbus barbus 9.904 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 9.904 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Barbus barbus Categorized as between 2000 and 100000 eggs per reproductive cycle 2000.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Carassius auratus Mean 14 [2 to 400] 14.0 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Carassius auratus 10-80 45.0 thousand eggs Persat, 2001
Carassius auratus 5.3 [Total number of eggs or offsprings per breeding season] 5.3 thousand eggs Olden, 2006
Carassius auratus 48-60 [in April] and 38-54 [In June] 54.0 thousand eggs Wisniewolski, 1988
Carassius carassius 100-250 175.0 thousand eggs Persat, 2001
Carassius carassius 100-250 per females 175.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Carassius carassius 130-250 per female 190.0 thousand eggs Fishbase, 2006
Carassius carassius 22-24 23.0 thousand eggs Wisniewolski, 1988
Carassius carassius A 0.5-1 kg crucian carp has an average fecundity of 200,00 - 300,000 pieces 0.75 thousand eggs Naca, 1989
Carassius carassius Fecundity varies with age, body length and, above all, with body mass. Females age 3+ to 7+ produce 16 460 eggs on the average,which is equivalent to about 163 eggs per g of body mass. Also described as for females of of 18-22 cm long, ranged from 137 to 224 thousand eggs. In Poland absolute fecudity of crucian carp females reached maximally 400 000 eggs per female, but is is usually much lower. In the lake Pogorzelisko fish (size: 11-21 cm and 34-320 g) produced 0.7-81-5 thousand eggs per female. Fecundity of crucian carp females of similar length (11.0-20.2 cm) and mass (53-313 g) from the lake Girijal ranged from 5-155.6 thousand, and that of females from the lake Ilmen (body mass 278-500 g) ranged from 137-207 thousand eggs, from which the first batch contained 24.0-90.4 thousand eggs 20.0 thousand eggs Sczerbowski and Szczerbowski, 1996
Chondrostoma nasus 50-100 75.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Chondrostoma nasus 50-100 75.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Chondrostoma nasus 10-40 25.0 thousand eggs Nelva, 2001
Chondrostoma nasus 12 obtained for one female 12.0 thousand eggs Kamler, 1998
Chondrostoma nasus Absolute fecundity vary from 10800 eggs/kg for female Age 4, 16215 for female age 5, 18076 for females age 6, 28297 for females age 7, 41472 for females age 10, 36920 for females age 12 10800.0 thousand eggs Prawochenski, 1964
Chondrostoma toxostoma 2.3-3.5 2.9 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Chondrostoma toxostoma 7-15 11.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Chondrostoma toxostoma 1.5-15 8.25 thousand eggs Gozlan and Chappaz, 2001
Chondrostoma toxostoma 3.2 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 3.2 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Chondrostoma toxostoma 11.5 11.5 thousand eggs Bensettiti and Gaudillat, 2002
Chondrostoma toxostoma A female can spawn 11 500 eggs 11.0 thousand eggs Internet
Ctenopharyngodon idella 200-1500 850.0 thousand eggs Horvath, 1992
Ctenopharyngodon idella 100-900 500.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Ctenopharyngodon idella Mean of 765 [Range 210.500-1230.700] 720.6 thousand eggs Abdusamadov, 1986
Ctenopharyngodon idella The mean absolute fecundity over the entire period of the investigation (1963-1969) was approximatively 820 thousand eggs. The lowest fecundity (237 000) was recorded in a female of 7+, 67.5 cm long, and the highest (1687 000) in a female of 16+, 96 cm long. The bilk of the females (approximatively 90%) had a fecundity of from 600 to 1150 thousand eggs 1966.0 thousand eggs Gorbach, 1972
Ctenopharyngodon idella Range from 0.001 to 2 million eggs, but generally average 0.5 million for a 5 kg brrod stock, in the Amru basin, fecundity ranged from 0.2-1.7 million eggs with an average of 0.8 million 0.95 thousand eggs Cudmore and Mandrak, 2004
Ctenopharyngodon idella 225-2000 1112.5 thousand eggs Scholfield, 2005
Ctenopharyngodon idella Ranges from tens of thousands to two millions eggs with an average of 500 000 for 5 kg to 7 kg brood stock [Also: about 90% of the fish had from 600 000 to 1 150 000 eggs] 500.0 thousand eggs Shireman and Smith, 1983
Ctenopharyngodon idella Average 830,000 830.0 thousand eggs Naca, 1989
Cyprinus carpio 200-1500 850.0 thousand eggs Horvath, 1992
Cyprinus carpio 36-2208 1122.0 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Cyprinus carpio 190.778-375.000 in four different populations [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 282.889 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Cyprinus carpio Average of 85 85.0 thousand eggs Ciolac, 2004
Cyprinus carpio The average fecundity of a 3-year-old, 44-48 cm, 1.9-2.75 kg, common carp is around 224,000 pieces. For a 5-year-old, 54 cm, 3.5 kg common carp, the fecundity is around 447,000 pieces. 46.0 thousand eggs Naca, 1989
Cyprinus carpio The females are highly fecund and depending on body size, produce between 500,000 and 3 million eggs per spawning 500.0 thousand eggs Smith, 2004
Cyprinus carpio Eggs numbers ranging from 36,000 eggs in a 15.5-inch (394 mm) fish to 2,208,000 eggs in a 33.5 inch (851 mm) fish. The latter weighed 22.23 pounds (10.1 kg) 36.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Gobio gobio 1-3 2.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Gobio gobio 0.5-15 7.75 thousand eggs Rinchard, 1996
Gobio gobio 4.8-20.8 [Great Britain] and 0.5-3 [France] 12.8 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Gobio gobio 1.987-3.240 for three populations up to 15.950 in England [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 2.6135 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Gobio gobio 2.5-6.5 4.5 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Gobio gobio Mean number of eggs per fish in successive age groups: 4812 [Age 2], 9787 [Age 3], 15950 {Age 4], 20823 [Age 5] in Frome, 5044 [Age 3], 4472 [Age 4], and 6781 [Age 5] in Thames, 500 [Age 2], 1500 [Age 3], 3000 [Age 4] and 4-5000 [Age 6] in Nivelle, 1721 [Age 3], 2053 [Age 4], 2886 [Age 5], 3585 [Age 6], 5610 [Age 7] in Dunajec 2502.0 thousand eggs Mann, 1980
Gobio gobio Mean of 4 643, range 629-14 600 321.5 thousand eggs Banbura and Koszalinski, 1991
Gobio gobio Categorized as between 2000 and 100000 eggs per reproductive cycle 2000.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Gobio gobio 500-4500 [Age 2], 1500-9000 [Age 3], 3000-15000 [Age 4] 2500.0 thousand eggs Kestemont and Mélard, 1994
Gobio gobio On peut admettre que la femelle agée de 1+ pond 500 œufs, celle de 2+ 15000, celle de 3+ 3000 et celle de 5+ 4000 à 5000 1.0 thousand eggs Brunet and Hoestlandt, 1972
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix 200-1500 850.0 thousand eggs Horvath, 1992
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix From 315.100 to 1340.5 [Average 812.2] 315.1 thousand eggs Abdusamadov, 1986
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix 299-5.1 152.05 thousand eggs Kolar, 2005
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Mean 603.7 ± 29.5 (range 240.8-1261) in 1982 and 571.1 (range 103.3-1298.4) in 1983 603.7 thousand eggs Verigin, 1990
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Average absolute fecundity: 1,035,000 1.0 thousand eggs Naca, 1989
Leucaspius delineatus 0.4-3.5 1.95 thousand eggs Coad, 2005
Leucaspius delineatus 0.6-2.3 1.45 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Leucaspius delineatus Low ranging from 700 to 2100 eggs 700.0 thousand eggs Bonislawska, 1999
Leucaspius delineatus 100-200 (600) eggs per female 150.0 thousand eggs Agence de l'eau,
Leuciscus cephalus 20-100 60.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Leuciscus cephalus 2.5-20 11.25 thousand eggs Unlu and Balci, 1993
Leuciscus cephalus 40 for a female of 35 cm 40.0 thousand eggs Changeux and Le Louarn, 2001
Leuciscus cephalus 20-64 in six different populations [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 42.0 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Leuciscus cephalus 9.142-53.1 in the ages II-VII 31.121 thousand eggs Sasi, 2003
Leuciscus cephalus Lowest fecundity observed at 32155 for a female 41.5 cm long and 1253 g and highest 64658 for a female 46 cm long and 1660 g 32155.0 thousand eggs Mann, 1976
Leuciscus cephalus > 100 00 eggs per reproductive cycle 100.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Leuciscus cephalus 6370 [Size 17 cm], 22947 [Size 24.8 cm], 51443 [Size 35] 6370.0 thousand eggs Zelepien, 1997
Leuciscus cephalus The mean fecundity was found to be 1158 in age group II and 28664 in age group VII. In other studies, described as: 1909-15680, 1960, 61808, 13269-59200, 2050-20140 eggs 8794.5 thousand eggs Ünver, 1998
Leuciscus cephalus Fecundity varied from a mean of 5012 eggs per female (III years old) to a mean of 25000 eggs per female (VIII years old) 5012.0 thousand eggs Erdogan, 2002
Leuciscus idus About 100 100.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Leuciscus idus 60 [For female of 0.5 kg] to 160 [For female of 0.5-2 kg] 1.25 thousand eggs Kestemont, 2001
Leuciscus idus Ranges from 8731-263412, mean about 45000 to 88000 136071.5 thousand eggs Witkowski, 1997
Leuciscus idus A female can spawn about 100 000 eggs 100.0 thousand eggs Kestemont and Mélard, 1994
Leuciscus leuciscus 8-10 9.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Leuciscus leuciscus 15-30 22.5 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Leuciscus leuciscus 8.714 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 8.714 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Leuciscus leuciscus 6.5-9.5 eggs for 20 cm females 8.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Leuciscus leuciscus Log egg number = 4038 log length (mm) - 5474 or log egg number=3900 log length (mm)-5128 4038.0 thousand eggs Mann, 1974
Leuciscus leuciscus 5.973-8.714 for a female 200 mm 7.3435 thousand eggs Mann and Mills, 1985
Leuciscus leuciscus About 100 000 eggs 100.0 thousand eggs Kestemont and Mélard, 1994
Mylopharyngodon piceus 129-1180 654.5 thousand eggs Crosier, 2005
Mylopharyngodon piceus Average 2,131,000 2.0 thousand eggs Naca, 1989
Phoxinus phoxinus 1 1.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Phoxinus phoxinus 1-5 3.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Phoxinus phoxinus 0.2-0.5 [Small individuals] to 2.5-3 [Bigger individuals] 0.35 thousand eggs Kestemont, 2001
Phoxinus phoxinus 1.35- to 5.515 for females of 47-77 mm 62.0 thousand eggs Papadopol and Weinberger, 1975
Phoxinus phoxinus 1.027 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 1.027 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Phoxinus phoxinus 0.2-1 per female 0.6 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Phoxinus phoxinus Range within the limit of 0.74-1.774, 0.225-0.552, 0.213-0.858, 0.348-0.726 1.257 thousand eggs Soin, 1982
Phoxinus phoxinus In two-year-old specimens of 42-50 mm. Long there were from 105 to 200 eggs per fish, minnows of the same age but of 51-60 mm. Contained from 180 to 330 eggs, and three-year-old fish of 61-70 mm. Had from 293 to 550 ova to the fish 46.0 thousand eggs Frost, 1943
Phoxinus phoxinus In May the mean standard fecundity was 623.6 (±112) 623.6 thousand eggs Mills and Eloranta, 1985
Phoxinus phoxinus Fecundity is estimated to be between 200 to 500 oocytes per female for the young individual and can reach 2500 to 3000 oocytes for females of great size 200.0 thousand eggs Kestemont and Mélard, 1994
Pimephales promelas Annual fecundity of 6.8 to 10.6 egg per female 6.8 thousand eggs Duffy, 1998
Pseudorasbora parva Its fecundity is on average 5,000 eggs. The fecundity determined by us varied betwenn 470 and 990 eggs. 5.0 thousand eggs Makeyeva and Mokamed, 1982
Pseudorasbora parva Fecundity is about 5000 ellipitical eggs 5000.0 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Pseudorasbora parva The fertility ranges from a few hundred to a few thousands eggs: Amur -388-3060, Czech Republic: 2018-5326, Danube: 610-3200, 800-4200 1724.0 thousand eggs Witkowski, 2006
Pseudorasbora parva The total number of eggs (fecundity) laid by individual females varied from 0 to 6285, different means ranging from 632 ± 805 to 2053 ± 1442 632.0 thousand eggs Katano and Maekawa, 1997
Pseudorasbora parva It has a fecundity level high for its size, reaching 4400 eggs 4400.0 thousand eggs Boltachev, 2006
Rhodeus sericeus 0.08-0.250 are the typical breeding season fecundity 0.165 thousand eggs Smith, 2004
Rhodeus sericeus 0.095-0.480 0.2875 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Rutilus rutilus 20-100 60.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Rutilus rutilus 12.4-23.7 18.05 thousand eggs Kuznetsov and Khalitov, 1978
Rutilus rutilus 6.8-210 108.4 thousand eggs Spivak, 1979
Rutilus rutilus 14.9-100.3 57.6 thousand eggs Wilkonska, 1994
Rutilus rutilus 7-19 [log F = - 4.42 + 3.74 log FL, with FL is the fork length in mm], [Vary between 4-50 in different ears in Europe for a standard female of 170 mm in FL] 13.0 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2000
Rutilus rutilus 0.92-32.810, with a mean of 9.2 16.865 thousand eggs Papageorgiou, 1979
Rutilus rutilus 7.937-16.262, in seven different populations, up to 49.354 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 12.0995 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Rutilus rutilus 1-15 8.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Rutilus rutilus Varied from 7.829 to 95.387 eggs between ages 3 and 9 [Review from other populations: 7.829-95.387, 0.92-32.810, mean of 18.519,3.031-43.649, 2.2, 6.8-210, mean of 49.354, mean of 11.053, mean of 16.262, mean of 16.539, 4.251-11.180, mean of 9.506, 4.435-19.065, 3.4-272.8, 7.2-52.4, mean of 25.565, 1.98-13.59] 51.608 thousand eggs Tarkan, 2006
Rutilus rutilus A roach female measuring 20 cm in standard length spawned some 67 thousand eggs. The individual variation in number of eggs fluctuated between 2.6 and 184.9 thousand. [Other studies: a range of 1.4 to 26 thousands eggs in roach 7 to 16 cm in length from the lower Danube, 1 to 24 thousand eggs in roach 8 to 17 cm in length, 36 to 67 thousand eggs in roach 13 to 25 cm in length from the Klicava reservoir, and 4 to 120 thousand eggs from the Kijevskije reservoir] 20.0 thousand eggs Libovarsky, 1985
Rutilus rutilus The absolute fecundity for Caspain Sea roach has been recorded at the amazing range of 940-140000. In the present study, the ranges were 4262-98804 and 6035-32141 for Gomishan and anzali roach, respectively 70470.0 thousand eggs Naddafi, 2005
Rutilus rutilus Estimated fecundity of a 6-year-old fish was 5157 with 95% confidence limits 4725 and 5631 [In other studies: The average figure for Thames roach is about 5000 or 6000 eggs per fish, caspian semi-migratory roach lay in the range 34,000-51,000, whereas in the following year it had fallen to 19000 to 41000. 25.5 thousand eggs Mackay and Mann, 1969
Rutilus rutilus Mean of 14 816, range 2 615-70 897 35.0 thousand eggs Banbura and Koszalinski, 1991
Rutilus rutilus > 100 00 eggs per reproductive cycle 100.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 100 100.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 100-200 150.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 15-54 for this study 34.5 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2000
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 5-69 37.0 thousand eggs Breteler, 1979
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 36.940 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 36.94 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Scardinius erythrophthalmus Varied from 1.807 to 35.629 eggs between ages 1 and 7 [Review from other populations: 1.807-35.629, 4.38758.895, 0.563-12.284, 23.019-59.248, 96-232] 18.718 thousand eggs Tarkan, 2006
Scardinius erythrophthalmus Varied according to different authors: 20-60, 100, 232 40.0 thousand eggs Korzelecka and Winnicki, 1998
Scardinius erythrophthalmus 1-100 [In Auckland ponds, rudd ranging in weight from about 5 g to 90 g had means of between 1000 to 40 000 eggs per female] 50.5 thousand eggs Hicks, 2003
Scardinius erythrophthalmus > 100 00 eggs per reproductive cycle 100.0 thousand eggs Cattanéo, 2001
Tinca tinca 40-100 70.0 thousand eggs Horvath, 1992
Tinca tinca 300 (Female of one pound) 300.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Tinca tinca 30-68 [First spawning, depending on the temperature] 49.0 thousand eggs Breton . 1980
Tinca tinca 200-400 300.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Tinca tinca 13-43 28.0 thousand eggs Yilmaz, 2002
Tinca tinca 30-700 for females of 15-40 cm 365.0 thousand eggs Linhart and Billard, 1995
Tinca tinca 27.46 ±1.486 to 74.724 ± 5.658 27.46 thousand eggs Alas and Solak, 2004
Tinca tinca Ranged within 29,200 to 292,500 [values found in other studies: 276-821, 16.7-291.8, 22.2-357.1, 37.7-286.9, 42.3-594, 25.8-351.2, 144.836, 38.3-182, 41.6-710.4, 8.3-1241.2, 29.2-292.5] 548.5 thousand eggs Pimpicka, 1981
Tinca tinca Mean batch fecundity for control ranged from 38.7 to 54.4 in three different years, and cumulative fecundity from 144.5 to 217.8 38.7 thousand eggs Morawska, 1984
Tinca tinca Absolute fecundity of tench in the Lipen Dam Reservoir: means of 93600 [Range of weight 601-700 g], 142300 [Range weight 701-800 g], 158200 [Range weight 801-900 g], 154300 [901-1000 g], 179500 [1001-1100 g], 230000 [1101-1200], 281700 [1201-1300 g] 650.5 thousand eggs Kubu and Kouril, 1985
Tinca tinca In 1978, it amouted from 30.3 to 318.8 thousand eggs and in 1979 it was from 18.4 to 416.1 thousand eggs 1978.0 thousand eggs Pimpicka, 1991
Vimba vimba 89.2-200 144.6 thousand eggs Coad, 2005
Vimba vimba 100-300 200.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Vimba vimba 9.56-157 83.28 thousand eggs Hliwa and Martyniak, 2002
Vimba vimba 25-150 87.5 thousand eggs Keith and Allardi, 2001
Vimba vimba 15-20 at the age of 6-7 years 17.5 thousand eggs Fishbase, 2006
Vimba vimba 25-115 70.0 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Vimba vimba With an average body weight of 600 g., thus in the age groups VII-IX, was determined on almost 40 thousand grains of various sizes. Also describes in other studies: 27.5-115.5 thousand grains 71.5 thousand eggs Wajdowicz, 1974
Vimba vimba In 1960, the fecundity of vimba in Kyzylagach bay was 8900-39600 eggs, average 27400 eggs. According to the data collected in 1963, the absolute fecundity of vimba of 13.5-20.5 cm varied from 8300 to 29200 eggs. The absolute fecundity of vimba from the Arakum waterbodies (central Caspian) was in the range of 7000-89200 eggs. The mean fecundity was: 25000 eggs in 1965, 23500 eggs in 1966, and 35200 eggs in 1967. Vimba in the Terek basin varied from 11900 to 65300 eggs. 24250.0 thousand eggs Kuliev, 1988
Vimba vimba In eight females with mean SL=196.7 mm (188-213 mm) and mean weight 149.1 g (126-175 g), the absolute fecundity varied between 15,600 and 23,100 eggs (mean 19,300 eggs) 200.5 thousand eggs Lusk, 2005
Vimba vimba The individual fecundity of the investigated Rega vimbs of the body lengths ranging within 25.0-38.0 cm amounts to 33800-139000 eggs (the mean value 77500), while its relative fecundity ranges from 81000 to 159000 eggs per 1 kg of fish (the mean value is 114600) [...] Other studies: With the body length range of 25.0-38.0 cm to vary from 40000 to 100000 eggs, the mean value being 66000 [...] Niemen vimbs within the range of 38000-130000 (the mean valu 73,600) 31.5 thousand eggs Trzebiatowski and Narozanski, 1973
Vimba vimba A vimba can lay a total of 30,000-120,000 eggs in two or three batches. 60.0 thousand eggs Luszczek, 2008
Gambusia affinis 0.250 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 0.25 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Esox masquinongy 6-265 [Usual number of about 120] 135.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Esox masquinongy 22-186 for female 25 to 53 inches long 104.0 thousand eggs Pennslylvania fishes, 2006
Esox masquinongy Mature female fish produce approximatively 120,000 eggs 120.0 thousand eggs Wynne, 2006
Esox masquinongy Females willl deposit 200,000 to 300,000 eggs during spawning 200.0 thousand eggs Clemmons and Newman, 1997
Esox niger 6-8 7.0 thousand eggs Coffie, 1998
Esox lucius 17-220 118.5 thousand eggs Hovarth, 1992
Esox lucius 200 200.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Esox lucius 28-226 127.0 thousand eggs Toner and Lawler, 1969
Esox lucius 6.0-233 [Full range for all sizes] 119.5 thousand eggs Billard, 1996
Esox lucius 32 is the average number for mature female 32.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Esox lucius 0.524-123.896 62.21 thousand eggs Lenhardt and Cakic, 2002
Esox lucius 19.290-24.870 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 22.08 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Esox lucius Range between 20 and 60 000 for female 48 and 60 cm long respectively 20.0 thousand eggs Goedmakers and Verboom, 1974
Esox lucius The lowest calue of absolute fecundity was reported as 2300 eggs from a pike 25 cm in length form Lake disna in the Lithuaniana SSR. In the present study a 37-cm pike from St Peter's Lake was found to have only 44+6 eggs. 2300.0 thousand eggs Wright and Shoesmith, 1988
Esox lucius 2620-121092 [In Lake Kniord], 2933-104459 [L. Davan], 3877-18501 [L. Skene] 61856.0 thousand eggs Treasurer, 1990
Esox lucius Mean of 19 465, range 9 068-38 567 19.0 thousand eggs Banbura and Koszalinski, 1991
Lota lota 32.2-1453 742.6 thousand eggs Brylinska, 2002
Lota lota 33-5000 2516.5 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Lota lota From 45.6 for a 343-mm female to 1,362.077 to a 643-mm female 45.6 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Lota lota Mean 1417, from 1014 to 2383 1417.0 thousand eggs Vedeneev, 2003
Lota lota The maximum absolute fecundity in the Vilyuysk Reservoir is 777000, individual absolute fecundity of Ob' burbot reaches 5 million eggs 777000.0 thousand eggs Kirillov, 1989
Lota lota Mean of 89 692, range 60 728-159 613 79.5 thousand eggs Banbura and Koszalinski, 1991
Lota lota A female produces 10000-800000, up to 5000000 405000.0 thousand eggs Kujawa, 2002
Lota lota 300-400 350.0 thousand eggs Billard, 1997
Gasterosteus aculeatus 1.3-1.8 1.55 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Gasterosteus aculeatus Mean clutch size: 0.366, range 0.116-0.838 0.477 thousand eggs Fitzgerald, 1983
Gasterosteus aculeatus 0.090-0.450 0.27 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Gasterosteus aculeatus The expected fecundity of a stickleback of a standard length of 50 mm was calculated as 163.1 eggs for trachurus females, 154.4 eggs for hybrid females and 132.7 eggs for leiurus females [in the course of a breeding season a large female can produce two to three times its own weight of eggs, that is 2-4 g of eggs] 3.0 thousand eggs Wootton, 1973
Pungitius pungitius Maximum fecundity recorded is 0.199 0.199 thousand eggs Sokolowska and Skora, 2001
Pungitius pungitius Mean clutch size: 0.076, range 0.37-0.176 0.273 thousand eggs Fitzgerald, 1983
Pungitius pungitius Cluth size in different areas, means or most common values whereas ranges are in parentheses => 126 (63-269) in Alaskan Lake, 31 (10-71) in Québec River, 76 (37-176) in Québec tidal creek, (32-170) in English stream 166.0 thousand eggs Heins, 2003
Ambloplites rupestris 3-11 7.0 thousand eggs Carrel, 2001
Ambloplites rupestris 3-11 7.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Ambloplites rupestris 3.8 [Total number of eggs or offsprings per breeding season] 3.8 thousand eggs Olden, 2006
Lepomis gibbosus 0.6 - 2.9 [For females of 2-5 years] 4.45 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Lepomis gibbosus Several thousands No data Spillmann, 1961
Lepomis gibbosus Average number of 1.684-2.923 [Range from 0.6-2.923] 2.3035 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Lepomis gibbosus Up to 1 1.0 thousand eggs Fishbase, 2006
Lepomis gibbosus 5-10 [log F=-0.59+2.16logFL, FL is the fork length in mm] 7.5 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2000
Lepomis gibbosus 7.336-10.657 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 8.9965 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Lepomis gibbosus 3.6 [Total number of eggs or offsprings per breeding season] 3.6 thousand eggs Olden, 2006
Lepomis gibbosus For all ages: 24510.7 for UBL and 21740.8 for LBL 24510.7 thousand eggs Deacon and Keast, 1987
Micropterus dolomieui 2-21 11.5 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Micropterus dolomieui 5-14 9.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Micropterus dolomieui 4.1 [Total number of eggs or offsprings per breeding season] 4.1 thousand eggs Olden, 2006
Micropterus salmoides 2-3 [about 1/8 of female weight] 2.5 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Micropterus salmoides 2-81.582 [more detailled] 41.791 thousand eggs Newburg, 1975
Micropterus salmoides 2-94 up to 110 48.0 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Micropterus salmoides 2-176 89.0 thousand eggs Williamson, 1993
Micropterus salmoides 2-109 55.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Micropterus salmoides 33.216 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 33.216 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Micropterus salmoides 4.7 [Total number of eggs or offsprings per breeding season] 4.7 thousand eggs Olden, 2006
Dicentrarchus labrax 290-2000.043 1145.0215 thousand eggs Mayer, 1990
Dicentrarchus labrax 2.500 [Maximum fecundidy] 2.5 thousand eggs Secor, 2002
Dicentrarchus labrax Vary between 135 and 210 135.0 thousand eggs Cerda, 1994
Morone americana The total number of eggs have been shown to vary from 20,000 to over 300000 depending, in part ar least, on the size of the female, this is a large number of eggs for such a relatively small fish. Described as means of 21,180 [Size 151-160 mm], 36,687 [Size 171-180 mm], 97,572 [Size 201-210], 234,342 [Size 241-250 mm] 155.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Morone americana 5-247 126.0 thousand eggs Sheri and Power, 1968
Morone americana 5.2-321 with a mean of 40 163.1 thousand eggs Stanley and Danie, 1983
Morone americana Produces huge numbers of eggs per individual 50000 to 150000 eggs 50000.0 thousand eggs Mansuetti, 1961
Morone chrysops 61.7-994 527.85 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Morone chrysops Average 565, range from 242-933 587.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Morone chrysops Several papers described the fecundity of white bass. Ova counts ranged from 650,000 to 970,000 for three fish of unknown size from Spirit Lake, Iowa. Fecundity for 14 fish, 254 to 391 mm fork length from Shafer Lake, Indiana, ranged between 242,000 and 932,000 ova. Calculated fecundity for fish 320, 350 and 360 mm total length in Beaver Lake, Arkansas, was 360 000, 585,000 and 600,000 ova more than 0.57 mm in diameter respectively 650.0 thousand eggs Ruelle, 1977
Morone chrysops Several hundred thousands eggs No data Kohler, 1997
Morone chrysops 565 565.0 thousand eggs Anonymous, 2006 Chapter 3
Morone saxatilis 11-5300 2655.5 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Morone saxatilis 14-3220 [Most fish yield about 180-700] 1617.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Morone saxatilis Mean fecundity for striped bass were 349.095 ± 157.343 [Size class I] and 463.130 ± 192.302 [Size class II] 349.095 thousand eggs Will, 2002
Morone saxatilis Average 181,000 [Age 3] to 5,000,000 [Age 16] 181.0 thousand eggs Burdick and Hightower, 2005
Morone saxatilis 8,000 [Maximum fecundity] 8.0 thousand eggs Secor, 2002
Morone saxatilis Very prolific, a female of only 12 pounds has been known to yield 1280000 eggs, while a 75 pound fish would produce as many as 10000000. 12.0 thousand eggs Merriman, 1937
Morone saxatilis Age-3 females produced approximatively 200,000 eggs, one age 16-female produced approximatively 5,000,000 eggs. Fecundity of female stripped bass increased about 100,000-200000 eggs with year of growth 100000.0 thousand eggs Olsen and Rulifson, 1992
Gymnocephalus cernuus 10-150 80.0 thousand eggs Crosier, 2005
Gymnocephalus cernuus 4-200 for the first batch and 0.352-6 for the second 102.0 thousand eggs Ogle, 1998
Gymnocephalus cernuus 40-1000 520.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Gymnocephalus cernuus 100-150 125.0 thousand eggs Spillmann, 1961
Gymnocephalus cernuus 17.8 is the average [13-82] 47.5 thousand eggs Craig, 2000
Gymnocephalus cernuus 4-100 52.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Gymnocephalus cernuus 4-105 54.5 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Gymnocephalus cernuus 13.338-82.233 47.7855 thousand eggs Neja, 1988
Perca flavescens 3-109 56.0 thousand eggs Heidinger and Kayes, 1986
Perca flavescens 8.618-78.741 43.6795 thousand eggs Anonymous, 2006 Chapter 3
Perca flavescens 2-90 46.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Perca flavescens Fecundity ranged from 10.654 eggs for an age II female (190 mm total length, 82g) to 157,594 eggs for an age VI fish (354 mm, 678 g) 10.654 thousand eggs Brazo, 1975
Perca flavescens Mean fecundity of 28 stunted females 9.8-16.8 cm, was 3992 eggs (range 1910-11812). The corresponding value for 29 normal perch (20.0-30.5 cm) was 22658 eggs (range: 10639-55592). Data from other studies: 10654-157594 [For females 190-354 mm in Lake Michigan, US], 1910-11812 [For females 98-168 in Narrow Lake, CDN], 3035-61465 [For females 135-257, in Lake Ontario, CDN], 5266-75715 [For females 174-411 mm, in Patuxent River, US], 10639-55952 [For females 200-305 mm, in Baptiste Lake, CDN], 12641-135848 [For female 156-353 mm, in Lake Erie, CDN], 13.3 thousand eggs Jansen,1996
Perca fluviatilis 0.95-210 105.475 thousand eggs Thorpe, 1977
Perca fluviatilis 26 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 26.0 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Perca fluviatilis 10-200 per female 105.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Perca fluviatilis 17.36-84.24 eggs for fish in a 205310 mm length 50.8 thousand eggs Gillet, 1995
Perca fluviatilis 12-300 depedning on female 156.0 thousand eggs Korzelecka, 1998
Perca fluviatilis Values reported in various studies: 9277-74124 [For females 176-324 mm, in Lake Kinord and Davan, GB], 2080-24488 [For females 115-210 mm, in Lake Agios Vasilios, GR], 1000-30500 [For females 98-278 mm, in Salpton Ley, GB], 2657-63858 [For females 145-422, in Lake Pounui, NZ], 6710-144000 [For females 115-330 mm, in lake Klicava, CSSR] 41700.5 thousand eggs Jansen,1996
Sander lucioperca 100-300 200.0 thousand eggs Hovarth, 1992
Sander lucioperca Up to 1000 1000.0 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Sander lucioperca 200-300 but up to 2500 250.0 thousand eggs Deeler and Willemsen, 1964
Sander lucioperca 60-682.5 371.25 thousand eggs Demska-Zakes and Zakes, 2002
Sander lucioperca 260 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 260.0 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Sander lucioperca Mostly vary from 200-600 for females 450-600 mm long, based on a graph 400.0 thousand eggs Zivkov and Petrova, 1993
Sander lucioperca Fecundity of a 45 cm females range from 125 to 260 000, overall range for females 37-86 cm long: 31-2957000 61.5 thousand eggs Lehtonen, 1996
Sander lucioperca In the Szczecin: the absolute fecundity varied from 73.7 thousand to 2024.1 thousand eggs. The fecunidty of 45 cm long was estimated at 12.8-234.9. In the Vistula Lagoon, the estimated fecundity of the smallest female (42 cm) was 111.1 thousand eggs, and that of the longest female (84 cm) was 1582 thousand eggs. The fecundity of females from the 45 cm length class ranged from 189.1 to 227, 204.8 was the average. In the Curonian lagoon, the lowest fecundity was noted in a female 48 cm long at only 214.6 thousand eggs, while a female 81 cm long had 1164.5 thousand eggs 123.85 thousand eggs Kosior and wandzel, 2001
Sander lucioperca 400000 for two females of 1.5 and 1.7 kg, and only 216000 for a female of 2 kg 400000.0 thousand eggs Schlumberger and Proteau, 1991
Sander vitreus 612 for a female of 80 cm 612.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Sander vitreus 48 to 614 48.0 thousand eggs Anonymous, 2006 Chapter 3
Sander vitreus 48-614 331.0 thousand eggs Wolfert, 1969
Sander vitreus Fecundity for a 17-in walleye ranged from 41,061 to 53,009 eggs 17.0 thousand eggs Schueller, 2005
Coregonus lavaretus 82.250 82.25 thousand eggs Coad, 2006
Coregonus lavaretus 1-28 14.5 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Coregonus lavaretus Mean of 64945.6, range 23650-131418, for female of 39.5-59.2 cm 77534.0 thousand eggs Heese, 1990
Coregonus albula 9-12 10.5 thousand eggs Bruslé and Quignard, 2001
Coregonus albula 2.0-31.1 [Range of absolute fecundity in 17 lakes] 16.55 thousand eggs Demska-Zakes and Dlugosz, 1995
Coregonus albula From 2.61-4.12 [For lowest fecundity], to 7.21-16.85 [For highest fecundity] 3.365 thousand eggs Czerniejewski and Filipiak, 2002
Coregonus albula 1.7-5 3.35 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Coregonus albula Range from 3.3 to 31.1 3.3 thousand eggs Wilkonska, 1992
Coregonus albula Absolute fecundity of examined nominate form: mean 6290, range 3270-8540, and deepwater form, mean 1560, range 650-2480 5905.0 thousand eggs Anwand, 1998
Coregonus albula Numerical fecundity adjusted for female size vary between years from 7731 to 12986 7731.0 thousand eggs Sarval and Helminen, 1995
Coregonus albula Overall, mean fecundity was 10390 ±3890 10390.0 thousand eggs Sarvala, 1992
Coregonus albula The values of absolute fecundity in vendace from different lakes of western Pomerania show substantial variability. Vendace of lakes Komorze and Drawsko show the highest absolute fecundity (7.21-16.85 103 and 6.9-22.23 103 of eggs), whereas the lowest fecundity can be attributed to vendace of Pelcz Lake (2.61-4.12* 103) 12.03 thousand eggs Czeniejewski and Filipiak, 2002
Coregonus clupeaformis The equation describing the relationship between fecundity and fork length for these populations was : Fecundity=0.0404 length 3.527 (cm), e.g. vary between 20000 and 40000 for total length of 40 to 50 cm respectively 0.0404 thousand eggs Healey and Nicol, 1975
Hucho hucho 1-1.6 1.3 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Hucho hucho Absolute fertility range from 2500-18000, but could even reach 25000 10250.0 thousand eggs Witokowski and Kokurewicz, 1981
Hucho hucho 2.4 [For female 3-5 kg], 3-4 [4-5 kg], 5-6 [6-8 kg], 8-12 [10-12 kg], 18.6 [18 kg] 4.0 thousand eggs Prawochensky and Kolder, 1968
Hucho hucho Useful fertility 12500-22500 pieces 17500.0 thousand eggs Penaz and Prihoda, 1981
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 1.2-1.9 1.55 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 1.038-1.950 [n=232] 1.494 thousand eggs Kaev and Kaeva, 1986
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 1.4-1.725 between 1971-1979 [n= 4500] 1.5625 thousand eggs Golobanov, 1982
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 0.633-2.661 [mean varies between 1.076-1.972] 1.647 thousand eggs Zolotukhin, 1993
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 1.2-1.8 1.5 thousand eggs Fishbase, 2006
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 1.63-1.77 1.7 thousand eggs Beacham and Murray, 1993
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 0.652, lower than in the wild 0.8-2 1.4 thousand eggs Macquarrie, 1979
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Average number of eggs per female was 1060 ± 229, low compared to 1500-1900 in the sea-run fish 1060.0 thousand eggs Kwain, 1982
Oncorhynchus keta 0.909-7.779 [average means 1.8-4.297 in Asia], 2.018-3.977 [average means 2.017-3.629 in North Amrica] 4.344 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Oncorhynchus keta 1.7 - 3.175 with n = 1457 [Between 2.285-2.914 with n = 813] 5.0875 thousand eggs Kaev and Kaeva, 1986
Oncorhynchus keta 2.4-3.1 2.75 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Oncorhynchus keta 2.4-3.1, rarely up to 4 2.75 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Oncorhynchus keta Range mostly between 2-4, most are 2-3, wider range 0.9-8 3.0 thousand eggs Bakkala, 1970
Oncorhynchus keta 2.739 for female of 3+ 2.739 thousand eggs Coad, 2006
Oncorhynchus keta 2.4-3.2 2.8 thousand eggs Beacham and Murray, 1993
Oncorhynchus keta Average 2-3, range 0.9-8.0 2.5 thousand eggs Pauley, 1988
Oncorhynchus kisutch 2.1-2.8 2.45 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Oncorhynchus kisutch 2-5 3.5 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Oncorhynchus kisutch 2.1-2.789 2.4445 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Oncorhynchus kisutch 2-4 3.0 thousand eggs Morrison, 1985
Oncorhynchus kisutch 2.07-3.47 2.77 thousand eggs Beacham and Murray, 1993
Oncorhynchus kisutch Means in different populations range from 2.267±0.251 to 2.998 ± 0.355 2.267 thousand eggs Stauffer, 1976
Oncorhynchus kisutch Range from 1.44 [Size of the female 44 cm] to 5.7 [Size 72 cm] 1.44 thousand eggs Allen, 1958
Oncorhynchus kisutch Means obtained in different populations range from: 1.983 to 5.343 1.983 thousand eggs Crone and Bond, 1976
Oncorhynchus mykiss 0.2-12 6.1 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Oncorhynchus mykiss 4.1-4.4 4.25 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Oncorhynchus mykiss 0.2-12.7 [generally from 0.5-3.2, average =2] 6.45 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Oncorhynchus mykiss 2.844 ± 713 up to 6.239 ±1.236 2.844 thousand eggs Dubois and Plaster, 1989
Oncorhynchus mykiss 0.7-4 2.35 thousand eggs Fishbase, 2006
Oncorhynchus mykiss Up to 12.749 12.749 thousand eggs Coad, 2006
Oncorhynchus mykiss From 5.381 ± 0.3 to 5.63 ± 0.251 [For different groups under different conditions] 5.381 thousand eggs Davies and Bromage, 2002
Oncorhynchus mykiss 2000-3000 2500.0 thousand eggs Tyler, 1990
Oncorhynchus mykiss The mean number of eggs produced by females: early stress: 2967 +/- 182, late stress 2533 +/-124, whole-period stress= 2734 +/-149, controls= 2593 +/-132 2967.0 thousand eggs Contreras-Snachez, 1998
Oncorhynchus nerka 2.2-2.4 [Average for sockeye], 5 [high in Kamchatka], 0.3-2 [low in small kokanee females] 2.3 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Oncorhynchus nerka 3.7 3.7 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Oncorhynchus nerka Mean of 0.45, 0.368-1.764 1.066 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Oncorhynchus nerka 3.2-3.9 3.55 thousand eggs Yegorova, 1978
Oncorhynchus nerka 2-5.2 [Average fecundity accross the range of sockeye salmon is from 2-5.2, and from 0.3 to 2 for Kokanee] 3.6 thousand eggs Gustafson, 1997
Oncorhynchus nerka 3.57-3.63 3.6 thousand eggs Beacham and Murray, 1993
Oncorhynchus nerka Average of 0.43 [Kokanee] and 1.875-2.477 [Sockeye] 2.176 thousand eggs Kaeriyama, 1995
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha 4.8 4.8 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha 2-17 wide mean range ! [ Average fecundity of female of the seame size (74 cm) can vary from 4.4 to 9.4] 9.5 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha 3.2-10.6 6.9 thousand eggs Beacham and Murray, 1993
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Mean fecundity range between 18 populations used: 3634 to 10622, total range from 1622 to 17255 18.0 thousand eggs Healey and Heard, 1984
Salmo salar 8-26 17.0 thousand eggs Fishbase, 2006
Salmo salar Range from 1.662 to 14.499, with a mean of 6.284 1.662 thousand eggs Thorpe, 1984
Salmo salar 3493 ± 533 [Age 1.1+], 3981 ± 226 [Age 2.1+] and 7643 ± 1280 [Age 2 sea winter] 3493.0 thousand eggs Moffett, 2006
Salmo salar [Average 700 eggs per pound] 700.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Salmo trutta fario 1.5-4 2.75 thousand eggs Barton, 1996
Salmo trutta fario 1.789 ± 0.221 1.789 thousand eggs Billard and Fremont, 1980
Salmo trutta fario Average 2 2.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Salmo trutta fario 0.924-1.220 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 1.072 thousand eggs Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002
Salmo trutta fario Up to 13.648 13.648 thousand eggs Coad, 2006
Salmo trutta fario 107 [Fewest for a female age I, 193 mm ] and up to 2419 [Age IV, 462 mm] 107.0 thousand eggs Taure, 1976
Salvelinus alpinus Average 4.9, range 3.9-6.1 [A vérifier absolument ???] 5.0 thousand eggs Pavlov, 1994
Salvelinus alpinus Average 3-5 4.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Salvelinus alpinus 3.589 [Corresponds to the mean maturing egg count from fish, rangin in length from 49 to 66.5 cm, and averaging 56 cm] 3.589 thousand eggs Grainger, 1953
Salvelinus alpinus 1769 ± 527 also, 4781 in the wild 1769.0 thousand eggs Papst and Hopky, 1984
Salvelinus alpinus Total number of eggs ranged from 4869 to 8065 for five females 4869.0 thousand eggs Winnicki and Stankowska-Radziun, 1993
Salvelinus fontinalis 0.5-3 1.75 thousand eggs Pennel and Barrington (77), 1996
Salvelinus fontinalis About 1 for a female of 30 cm 1.0 thousand eggs Rivier, 2001
Salvelinus fontinalis 0.1-5 2.55 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Salvelinus fontinalis Mean 2.3, range 0.8-3.8 2.3 thousand eggs Fraser, 1985
Salvelinus fontinalis Varies from 0.1 to 5 0.1 thousand eggs Groot, 1996
Salvelinus fontinalis 0.919 ±0.324, range 0.521-1.569 0.919 thousand eggs Bascinar and Okumus, 2004
Salvelinus fontinalis The average number of egg spanwed varied from 90 to 4,800, according to the size of the female 90.0 thousand eggs Vladykov, 1956
Salvelinus namaycush A 32-inch (813 mm) female from the Great Lakes may deposit up to 18,000 eggs 32.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Stenodus leucichthys 160-400 280.0 thousand eggs Belyaeva, 2005
Stenodus leucichthys 125-325 225.0 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Stenodus leucichthys 80-420 250.0 thousand eggs Chereshnev, 2000
Stenodus leucichthys 130-400 265.0 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Thymallus thymallus 1.5-15 according the size 8.25 thousand eggs Persat, 2001
Thymallus thymallus 10 in large females 10.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Thymallus thymallus From a low of 1.5 to a high over 36 1.5 thousand eggs Northcote, 1993
Thymallus thymallus 10 for a female of 45 cm long 10.0 thousand eggs Maitland, 1977
Thymallus thymallus 10-13 [Fecundity varies from 1500 to 28,000 eggs, average 10,000-13,000] 11.5 thousand eggs Zaytsev, 1987
Thymallus arcticus Average number is probably 4-7 [6.12-15.9] 5.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Thymallus arcticus 1.120 and 1.226 eggs for females of 197 and 219 mm respectively 1.12 thousand eggs Northcote, 1995
Thymallus arcticus The 15 fish had an average of 9670 eggs [described in other studies as 4000 to 7000, but a few of the largest females yielded more than 10000 eggs each] 15.0 thousand eggs Bishop, 1971
Cottus gobio F= -183 + 6.4 L 183.0 thousand eggs Marconato and Bisazza, 1988
Cottus gobio 100 eggs per female 100.0 thousand eggs Environment agency, 1996
Cottus gobio 69 to 896 eggs per female 69.0 thousand eggs Abdoli, 2005
Ameiurus nebulosus 2-13 7.5 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Ameiurus nebulosus Females from 8-13 inches (203-230 mm) length may have from 2000-13000 eggs in the ovaries 10.5 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Ictalurus punctatus 1-1.6 [70 ?] 1.3 thousand eggs Internet, 2005
Ictalurus punctatus 4-34.5 19.25 thousand eggs Scott and Crossman, 1973
Ictalurus punctatus 4-35 19.5 thousand eggs Anonymous, 2006 Chapter 3
Silurus glanis Number of the yellow oocytes in particular females amounted to from 34.7 thousand in a female weghting 5.3 kg to 788.0 thousand in a female weighting 36.0 kg [Described in other study : 38592-306240, 11810-1380000, 27400-384500, 42822-391411, 356400, 14600-285000, 61400-249300] 172416.0 thousand eggs Wisniewolski, 1988
Silurus glanis 50-200 125.0 thousand eggs Hovarth, 1992
Silurus glanis Mean fecundity 87,108 +/ 20,992 [Range 9,033 to 340,461 for females ranging from 86.0 to 151.0 cm] 87.0 thousand eggs Alp, 2004
Osmerus eperlanus Average 37.6-95.5 66.55 thousand eggs Belyanina, 1969
Osmerus eperlanus 40.131 [Age 1+], 66.512 [Age 2+] and 105.956 [Age 3+] 40.131 thousand eggs Hutchinson and Mills, 1987
Osmerus eperlanus 7-44, 8.5 for a fish of 12.7 cm TL and 65.9 for a fish of 20.9 cm TL 25.5 thousand eggs Buckley, 1989
Osmerus eperlanus 10-40 25.0 thousand eggs Rochard, 2001
Osmerus eperlanus Can carry as many as 106,000 eggs, although the average is about 50,000 106.0 thousand eggs Quigley, 2004
Osmerus eperlanus The usual prolificacity of the smelt of the Neva River is 20000-28000 eggs 24000.0 thousand eggs Gorodilov and Melnikova, 2006