Kynard and Horgan, 2002


Kynard, B., Henyey, E. and Horgan, M., 2002. Ontogenetic behavior, migration, and social behavior of pallid sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus albus, and shovelnose sturgeon, S. platorynchus, with notes on the adaptive significance of body color. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 63(4), pp.389-403.

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Acipenser oxyrinchus Larvae Temperature during larval development 21-24 22.5 °C
Acipenser oxyrinchus Larvae Reaction to light embryos were photonegative, larve were photopositive Photopositive
Acipenser oxyrinchus Larvae Larvae behaviour embryos stayed at bottom; however, day 13-14 fish swam to the water column Demersal
Acipenser oxyrinchus Larvae Larvae behaviour early migrants were nocturnal while late migrants were diurnal Demersal