Bolhen and Ritterbusch, 2000



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Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Mating system Durnig spawning season, females spawn in a 6 days interval and each spawning act lasts 3-5 H. Consequently each male in the population would have spawn each day with three to four females, on average 14 h per day during the whole spawning season No category
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Parental care Do not express parental care No category
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Dense vegetation Phytophils
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Spawning period duration It appears that males enter the shallow littoral zone earlier in the season, and are joined later by the females during spawing. No data
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Spawning depth Shallow water No data
Cobitis taenia Male Male sexual dimorphism Male were identified in the field by the presence of a lamina circularis, a plate-like ossification on the base of the second pectoral fin ray. This structure de velops in males of 45-50 mm TL and is present in all males > 50 mm TL Present
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Spawning migration distance Short-distance migrations prior to spawning have been suggested for some Japanese loaches but not for European populations No data
Cobitis taenia Spawning conditions Spawning season From April to July ['April', 'July']