Jennings and Zigler, 2009


ZIGLER, S.J., 2009. Biology and life history of paddlefish in North America: an update. In American Fisheries Society Symposium (Vol. 66, pp. 1-22).

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Polyodon spathula Egg Egg adhesiveness Adhesive Adhesive
Polyodon spathula Egg Egg size after water-hardening 2.00-4.00 3.0 mm
Polyodon spathula Egg Incubation time 6-7 6.5 days
Polyodon spathula Egg Temperature for incubation 18 18.0 °C
Polyodon spathula Larvae Initial larval size 8.5 8.5 mm
Polyodon spathula Larvae Larvae behaviour Pelagic Pelagic
Polyodon spathula Larvae Sibling intracohort cannibalism present Present