Hughes, 1985


Hughes, L.A. (1985) Seasonal changes in fecundity and size at first reproduction in an Indiana population of the mosquitofish Gambusia affinis. American Midland Naturalist, pp. 30-36

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Gambusia affinis Female Length at sexual maturity Adult females > 2.3 cm 2.3 cm
Gambusia affinis Spawning conditions Spawning season In both years, no females with embryos were found before April. High percentages of adult females had embryos in June and july and (in 1983) in early august. By late september 1982 no females with embryos were found; and in 1983 only a very few gravid females were found in late September ['April', 'June', 'September']