Schrank and Guy, 2002


Schrank, S.J. and Guy, C.S. (2002) Age, Growth, and Gonadal Characteristics of Adult Bighead Carp, Hypophthalmichthys nobilis, in the Lower Missouri River. Environmental Biology of Fishes, pp. 443-450

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Aristichthys nobilis Egg Oocyte diameter Most 0.5-1.2 [Egg within ovary], but up to 1.8 0.85 mm
Aristichthys nobilis Female Absolute fecundity Mean of 226.213 [Range from 11.558 to 769.964] 226.21 thousand eggs
Aristichthys nobilis Female Maximum GSI value Max=14.7 [Up to 20% in China] in May 14.7 percent
Aristichthys nobilis Male Maximum GSI value 1.1 1.1 percent