Hecht, 1996


Hecht, T. (1996) An alternative life history approach to the nutrition and feeding of Siluroidei larvae and early juveniles. Aquatic living resources/Ressources vivantes aquatiques, pp. 121-133

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Ictalurus punctatus Egg Egg size after water-hardening 3.5 [Egg size] 3.5 mm
Ictalurus punctatus Egg Incubation time 5 5.0 days
Ictalurus punctatus Larvae Temperature during larval development For most Siluroidei species it would appear that a temperature range between 26 and 30°C is optimal for larval and early juvenile rearing 26.0 °C
Ictalurus punctatus Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption 5-10 days 7.5 °C * day
Ictalurus punctatus Female Relative fecundity 5 5.0 thousand eggs/kg
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning release Cluster Fractional
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Parental care Paternal guarder Male parental care