Farrell, 1996



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Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Esox masquinongy Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 7.5-15 11.25 °C
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 5-13 [7-12 peak deposition] 9.0 °C
Esox masquinongy Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4-5 4.5 weeks
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4-5 4.5 weeks
Esox masquinongy Spawning conditions Spawning water type Spawn on shoals in the main river, with water velocity greater than 0.1 m/s Flowing or turbulent water
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning water type Backwater habitats with little current or negligible current Flowing or turbulent water
Esox masquinongy Spawning conditions Spawning depth Water deeper than 1 m 1.0 m
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning depth Areas less than 1 m deep 1.0 m
Esox lucius Egg Egg adhesiveness The egg are adhevise, however after water hardening the eggs lose their adhesiveness Adhesive
Esox masquinongy Egg Egg size after water-hardening 3.1-3.4 (mean=3.32, N=33) 3.25 mm
Esox lucius Egg Egg size after water-hardening 2.8-3.1 [mean=2.96, n=62] 2.95 mm
Esox masquinongy Spawning conditions Spawning season Begin 13 May, peaked on 23 May, until 12 June ['May', 'June']
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning season Begin 25 April, peaked on 13-16 May, until 27 May ['April', 'May']