Alderdice and Velsen, 1978


Alderdice, D.F. and Velsen, F.P.J. (1978) Relation between temperature and incubation time for eggs of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawystcha). J. fish. Res. Board can., pp. 69-75

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Egg Incubation time At constant temperature: 204 [At 1.7°C], 157.5 [3.0°C], 120.1 [4.5°C], 76.8 [7.2°C], 46 [11.1°C], 41.9 [12.7°C] and 34.3 [15.3] and numerous other examples. At ambient temperatures: 172 [2.3°C], 132 [3.8°C], 112 [4.3°C], 97.6 [5.3°C], 62.5 [8.4°C], 42.3 [12.9°C] and 32.7 [15°C] 204.0 days
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Egg Temperature for incubation Lower and upper lethal temperatures for chinook salmon eggs, those associated with 50% mortality from fertilization to 50% hatch, are about 2.5-3.0°C and 16.0°C 2.75 °C