Rue, 2001



Citation


Rue, W. (2001) Water Quality Studies in the Vicinity of the Washington Aqueduct.
Washington Aqueduct, EPA Region 3, US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service and the Washington Aqueduct's customers

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Ameiurus nebulosus Spawning conditions Parental care Parental protection is provided for the schooling young for some weeks before dispersal No category
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Sandy or rocky bottoms Ambiguous
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Gravel substrate with some current Lithophils
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Over fine gravel or sand Ambiguous
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Over bottoms of sand or mud Psammophils
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning substrate A variety of bottom is sused, including aquatic vegetation Phytophils
Lepomis gibbosus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Built nest No category
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Nest-building species No category
Ameiurus nebulosus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Nests are excavated No category
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Built nest No category
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 12-21 16.5 °C
Lepomis gibbosus Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 13-28°C, optimum being 21-24 20.5 °C
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 18-27 22.5 °C
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning temperature Peak spawning occur at 10-16°C 13.0 °C
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning temperature Between 14.4-21.2, with peak spawning between 17.8-20.0 17.8 °C
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning temperature Range from 5.0-12.8, with peak spawning between 8.5-11.0 8.9 °C
Ameiurus nebulosus Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 21-25 23.0 °C
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 21-29, with 27 being the optimum 25.0 °C
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning period duration Sevreal weeks of duration No data
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning period duration From 5 to 9 weeks 5.0 weeks
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 6-8 [From May through July] 7.0 weeks
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning water type Primarily in tidal or sometimes in non-tidal freshwater No category
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning water type With some current Flowing or turbulent water
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning water type Tales place in tidal and non-tidal water No category
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning depth Shallow No data
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning depth In less than 6 meters of water 6.0 m
Morone americana Egg Egg adhesiveness Eggs are demersal and attached, or can be pelagic Non-Adhesive
Alosa sapidissima Egg Incubation time 2-17 depeding on temperature 9.5 days
Lepomis gibbosus Egg Incubation time 48 hours at 19.0-25.0 22.0 days
Micropterus dolomieui Egg Incubation time 2-4 days 3.0 days
Morone americana Egg Incubation time 1-6 3.5 days
Morone saxatilis Egg Incubation time 48 hours at 17-20 18.5 days
Perca flavescens Egg Incubation time 20-27 days at peak temperatures 23.5 days
Ameiurus nebulosus Egg Incubation time 5-7 6.0 days
Ictalurus punctatus Egg Incubation time 5-10 7.5 days
Lepomis gibbosus Egg Degree-days for incubation 38-50 DD, i.e., 48 hours at 19.0-25.0°C 44.0 °C * day
Alosa sapidissima Egg Temperature for incubation 13-26 are required for the development and survival of eggs 19.5 °C
Lepomis gibbosus Egg Temperature for incubation 19.0-25.0°C 22.0 °C
Morone saxatilis Egg Temperature for incubation Temperatures <12°C are considered lethal to eggs 12.0 °C
Alosa sapidissima Egg Egg Buoyancy Semi-demersal to pelagic No category
Micropterus dolomieui Egg Egg Buoyancy Demersal in the nest Demersal
Morone americana Egg Egg Buoyancy Eggs are demersal and attached, or can be pelagic No category
Ictalurus punctatus Egg Egg Buoyancy Demersal eggs lay in the nest Demersal
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning migration period In the Chesapeake Bay, adult migrate from downstream tidal reaches into the upper reaches during late winter ['February', 'March', 'January']
Alosa sapidissima Spawning conditions Spawning season May take place anytime between mid-March and early June ['March', 'May', 'June']
Lepomis gibbosus Spawning conditions Spawning season Peak spawning occur in the second half of May ['May']
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning season May-June ['May', 'June']
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning season Mid-march and May ['May']
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning season Genreally from April to June ['April', 'June']
Ameiurus nebulosus Spawning conditions Spawning season Late spring ['April', 'May', 'June']
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning season From May through July ['May', 'July']
Morone saxatilis Larvae Temperature during larval development Larvae can tolerate temperatures of 12-23°C, but 18-21 is optimum |Lower limit is 12 and upper limit is 28.9°C] 17.5 °C
Alosa sapidissima Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption 4-7 days 5.5 °C * day
Perca flavescens Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption 3-5 days 4.0 °C * day
Morone americana Female Length at sexual maturity 15.5-19.0 [Adult size, sex not specified] 17.25 cm
Morone americana Male Length at sexual maturity 15.5-19.0 [Adult size, sex not specified] 17.25 cm
Morone saxatilis Male Length at sexual maturity About 50 or more 50.0 cm
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning release Eggs are laid in masses or ribbons on structure suc as aquatic vegetation No category