Bestgen, 2016


Bestgen, K.R. and Hill, A.A., 2016. Reproduction, abundance, and recruitment dynamics of young Colorado pikeminnow in the Green and Yampa rivers, Utah and Colorado, 1979-2012. Final report to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, Project FW, 51.

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Ptychocheilus lucius Egg Egg Buoyancy Demersal Demersal
Ptychocheilus lucius Egg Egg adhesiveness Adhesive Adhesive
Ptychocheilus lucius Egg Incubation time 4-7 5.5 days
Ptychocheilus lucius Egg Temperature for incubation 18-30 24.0 °C
Ptychocheilus lucius Egg Degree-days for incubation 18; 6 108.0 °C * day
Ptychocheilus lucius Larvae Initial larval size 5.5-7 6.25 mm