June, 1977



Citation


June, F.C. (1977) Reproductive patterns in seventeen species of warmwater fishes in a Missouri River reservoir. Env. Biol. Fish., pp. 285-296

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Cyprinus carpio Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Scattered thair adhesive eggs on vegetation in the littoral zone of tributary embayments Phytophils
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Scattered thair adhesive eggs on vegetation in the littoral zone of tributary embayments Phytophils
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Took place over submerged deaed vegetation or debris Phytophils
Sander vitreus Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Walleye were found on rubble or gravel bottoms of major tributaries Lithophils
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning substrate Spawned over rock, rubble, and gravel bottoms of the main river, upstream of the reservoir proper, and in the upper reaches of several of its major tributaries Lithophils
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning temperature Mean of 9.2°C 9.2 °C
Cyprinus carpio Female Maximum GSI value About 25% [May] 25.0 percent
Esox lucius Female Maximum GSI value About 8% [In April] 8.0 percent
Lota lota Female Maximum GSI value 10-11 [In beginning of January] 10.5 percent
Morone chrysops Female Maximum GSI value 16-17% [End of May] 16.5 percent
Perca flavescens Female Maximum GSI value 18% [April] 18.0 percent
Sander vitreus Female Maximum GSI value About 20% [End of March] 20.0 percent
Ictalurus punctatus Female Maximum GSI value 5% [In May] 5.0 percent
Cyprinus carpio Egg Egg adhesiveness Adhesive Adhesive
Esox lucius Egg Egg adhesiveness Adhesive Adhesive
Morone chrysops Egg Egg adhesiveness Many of its semibuoyant eggs and early-life stage larvae were carried downstream of the actual spawning sites by current Non-Adhesive
Esox lucius Female Onset of oogenesis August-September ['August', 'September']
Lota lota Female Onset of oogenesis The onset of ovarian recrudescence was first evident in early June ['June']
Morone chrysops Female Onset of oogenesis End of September ['September']
Perca flavescens Female Onset of oogenesis September ['September']
Sander vitreus Female Onset of oogenesis Beginning of September ['September']
Ictalurus punctatus Female Onset of oogenesis August (In South and North Dakota) ['August']
Esox lucius Female Intensifying oogenesis activity February ['February']
Lota lota Female Intensifying oogenesis activity November-December ['November', 'December']
Morone chrysops Female Intensifying oogenesis activity Increase regularly from December until April ['April', 'December']
Perca flavescens Female Intensifying oogenesis activity Increase regularly until December (10%) then from December to April ['April', 'December']
Sander vitreus Female Intensifying oogenesis activity November to December then increases slowly ['November', 'December']
Ictalurus punctatus Female Intensifying oogenesis activity Beginning of May (In South and North Dakota) ['May']
Cyprinus carpio Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 27 May [Range: 21 April - 26 June] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['April', 'May', 'June']
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 25 April [Range: 27 March -3 June] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['April', 'March', 'June']
Lota lota Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 14 January [Range: 12 January-1 February] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['February', 'January']
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 3 June [Range: 11 May-27 June] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['May', 'June']
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 1 May [Range: 14 April-20 May] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['April', 'May']
Sander vitreus Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 4 May [Range: 12 April-29 May] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['April', 'May']
Ictalurus punctatus Spawning conditions Spawning season Mean peak spawning 13 June [Range: 8-30 June] in Lake Oahe, South and North Dakota ['June']
Morone chrysops Larvae Larvae behaviour Many of its semibuoyant eggs and early-life stage larvae were carried downstream of the actual spawning sites by current Demersal