Kohler, 1997



Citation


Kohler, C.C. (1997) Chapter 6 White bass production and broodstock development., pp. 169-184

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Nycthemeral period of oviposition Spawning occurs during both day and night, but fish are most active crespuscularly Ambiguous
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Parental care No care is provided to the eggs No care
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Firm gravel or sand Ambiguous
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation No nest construction Open water/substratum scatter
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning temperature Typically 14.4-18.3 16.35 °C
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning water type Tributaries, but in any suitable shoreline structure in the absence of tributaries Stagnant water
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning depth Shallow waters No data
Morone chrysops Egg Egg adhesiveness Adhesive [Stick to gravel or plants] Adhesive
Morone chrysops Egg Incubation time 1.5-2 [36-48 hours at 16-18°C] 1.75 days
Morone chrysops Female Age at sexual maturity Usually 2 [Male] 2.0 years
Morone chrysops Egg Degree-days for incubation 30-40 35.0 °C * day
Morone chrysops Egg Egg size after water-hardening Increase little in diameter when water-hardened No data
Morone chrysops Egg Egg Buoyancy Demersal Demersal
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning migration period Migrate up tributaries when available No data
Morone chrysops Egg Oocyte diameter 0.61-0.68 [Diameter at ovulation] 0.645 mm
Morone chrysops Female Absolute fecundity Several hundred thousands eggs No data
Morone chrysops Larvae Temperature during larval development 17.8 17.8 °C
Morone chrysops Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption 60-70 [72-96 hours at 16-18°C] 65.0 °C * day
Morone chrysops Larvae Initial larval size 3.0 3.0 mm
Morone chrysops Female Age at sexual maturity Usually 3 [Female] 3.0 year