Berejikian et al, 2000


Berejikian, B.A. and Tezak, E.P. and LaRae, A.L. (2000) Female mate choice and spawning behaviour of chinook salmon under experimental conditions. Journal of fish biology, pp. 647-661

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Spawning conditions Nycthemeral period of oviposition Females paired with large males were observed to participate in a total of 28 spawning events, and 21 (43%) were estimated to have occurred overnight, compared with 26 observed and 18 night spawning events (41%) by females paired with small males Night
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Spawning conditions Spawning release Females spawn multiple times in a series of nests, usually comprising a single redd Multiple
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Spawning conditions Parental care Nests and completed redds are defended against surimposition of nests by other males. Males compete for acess to spawning females, and males abandon their mates in search of other active females shortly after spawning No care
Salvelinus fontinalis Spawning conditions Parity Iteroparous Iteroparous