Kolar, 2005



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Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Mating system Usually more than two males follow one female [Promiscuous] Promiscuity
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Spawning temperature From 26-30, also 18.3-23.5 28.0 °C
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 18-19 but also 22-26 18.5 °C
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 8 to 10 weeks 8.0 weeks
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Spawning water type Primarily used low velocity habitats behind wing dikes Flowing or turbulent water
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Spawning conditions Spawning water type Current velocities 0.3-3 m/s Flowing or turbulent water
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Spawning depth Near the surface No data
Aristichthys nobilis Female Relative fecundity 60 [A female of 18.5 kg has 1.1 million eggs] 60.0 thousand eggs/kg
Aristichthys nobilis Female Age at sexual maturity 6-8 in temperate conditions [Both sex, but usually male mature earlier] 7.0 years
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Female Age at sexual maturity 3-4 [Male usually mature one year earlier than female] 3.5 years
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Spawning migration distance Sometimes exceeding 80 km 80.0 km
Aristichthys nobilis Egg Egg size after water-hardening 5.7-6.2, but rarely as small as 3.9 5.95 mm
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Egg Egg size after water-hardening Water-hardened egg 4.9-5.6 5.25 mm
Aristichthys nobilis Egg Egg Buoyancy Semi-buoyant and must remain suspended in the water column by the turbulence of the moving water in order to hatch Ambiguous
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Egg Egg Buoyancy Semi-buoyant eggs Ambiguous
Aristichthys nobilis Female Absolute fecundity 280 [First spawners] up to 478-549 [older spawners], up to 1.860 513.5 thousand eggs
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Female Absolute fecundity 299-5.1 152.05 thousand eggs
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Spawning season In China, generally spawn between April and June, peaking in late May [Initiated by rising water levels following the heavy rains that occur in spring] ['April', 'May', 'June']
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Spawning conditions Spawning season Mid May through Mid-June in Arkansas, May through July in the Terek River ['May', 'July', 'June']
Aristichthys nobilis Female Weight at sexual maturity 5-10 in temperate conditions [Both sex] 7.5 kg
Aristichthys nobilis Female Length at sexual maturity 70-80 in temperature conditions [Both sex] 75.0 cm
Aristichthys nobilis Male Length at sexual maturity 70-80 in temperate conditions [Bot sex] 75.0 cm
Aristichthys nobilis Male Weight at sexual maturity 5-10 in temperate conditions [Bot sex] 7.5 kg
Aristichthys nobilis Female Age at sexual maturity 3-4 in tropical conditions [Both sex], but 6-8 in temperate conditions 3.5 year
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Female Age at sexual maturity 3-4 but up to 5-6 3.5 year
Aristichthys nobilis Spawning conditions Parity The maximum age of Bighead carp was reported to be 16 years of age No category
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Spawning conditions Parity Up to 10 or 15 years of age No category