Mittelbach and Persson, 1998


Mittelbach, G.G. and Persson, L. (1998) The ontogeny of piscivory and its ecological consequences. Can. J. Fish Aquat. Sci., pp. 1454-1465

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Esox masquinongy Egg Egg size after water-hardening 2.5-3.5 3.0 mm
Esox masquinongy Larvae Initial larval size 9.5-10.3 9.9 mm
Esox masquinongy Female Relative fecundity 12-197 104.5 thousand eggs/kg
Esox masquinongy Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 9.5-15 12.25 °C
Esox niger Egg Oocyte diameter 2 [Not specified but seems unswollen] 2.0 mm
Esox niger Larvae Initial larval size 4.0-7.0 5.5 mm
Esox niger Female Relative fecundity 30 30.0 thousand eggs/kg
Esox niger Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 8-11 9.5 °C
Esox lucius Egg Oocyte diameter 2.5-3.0 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 2.75 mm
Esox lucius Larvae Initial larval size 6-8 7.0 mm
Esox lucius Female Relative fecundity 25-39 32.0 thousand eggs/kg
Esox lucius Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 4-11 7.5 °C
Lota lota Larvae Initial larval size 3 3.0 mm
Lota lota Female Relative fecundity 49 49.0 thousand eggs/kg
Lota lota Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 0.5-4.0 2.25 °C
Ambloplites rupestris Egg Oocyte diameter 1.7-1.9 [Not specified, seems to be unswollen] 1.8 mm
Ambloplites rupestris Female Relative fecundity 7-30 18.5 thousand eggs/kg
Ambloplites rupestris Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 16-21 18.5 °C
Micropterus dolomieui Egg Oocyte diameter 1.8-2.2 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 2.0 mm
Micropterus dolomieui Larvae Initial larval size 5.6-5.9 5.75 mm
Micropterus dolomieui Female Relative fecundity 6-15 10.5 thousand eggs/kg
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 16-18 17.0 °C
Micropterus salmoides Egg Oocyte diameter 1.5-1.7 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 1.6 mm
Micropterus salmoides Larvae Initial larval size 5.5-6.5 6.0 mm
Micropterus salmoides Female Relative fecundity 16-45 30.5 thousand eggs/kg
Micropterus salmoides Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 15-18 16.5 °C
Morone americana Egg Oocyte diameter 0.6-0.8 [Not specied, but seems unswollen] 0.7 mm
Morone americana Larvae Initial larval size 2.3 2.3 mm
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 11-15 13.0 °C
Morone chrysops Egg Oocyte diameter 0.7-1.2 [Not specied, but seems unswollen] 0.95 mm
Morone chrysops Larvae Initial larval size 2.0 2.0 mm
Morone chrysops Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 14-21 17.5 °C
Perca flavescens Egg Oocyte diameter 1.0-1.9 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 1.45 mm
Perca flavescens Larvae Initial larval size 4.8-6.0 5.4 mm
Perca flavescens Female Relative fecundity 190 190.0 thousand eggs/kg
Perca flavescens Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 6-14 10.0 °C
Perca fluviatilis Egg Oocyte diameter 1.0-2.1 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 1.55 mm
Perca fluviatilis Larvae Initial larval size 4.1-6.6 5.35 mm
Perca fluviatilis Female Relative fecundity 80-201 140.5 thousand eggs/kg
Perca fluviatilis Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 5-11 8.0 °C
Sander lucioperca Egg Oocyte diameter 0.8-1.5 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 1.15 mm
Sander lucioperca Larvae Initial larval size 4.0-5.0 4.5 mm
Sander lucioperca Female Relative fecundity 160-260 210.0 thousand eggs/kg
Sander lucioperca Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 6-12 9.0 °C
Sander vitreus Egg Oocyte diameter 1.4-2.1 [Not specified, seems to be unswollen] 1.75 mm
Sander vitreus Larvae Initial larval size 6.0-8.6 7.3 mm
Sander vitreus Female Relative fecundity 30-65 47.5 thousand eggs/kg
Sander vitreus Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 6-11 8.5 °C
Salmo trutta fario Egg Oocyte diameter 4.9-5.6 [Not specified, seems to be unswollen] 5.25 mm
Salmo trutta fario Larvae Initial larval size 19 19.0 mm
Salmo trutta fario Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 6-9 7.5 °C
Salvelinus alpinus Egg Oocyte diameter 3.9-4.3 [Not specified, seems to be unswollen] 4.1 mm
Salvelinus alpinus Larvae Initial larval size 14-16 15.0 mm
Salvelinus alpinus Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 0.5-1.5 1.0 °C
Salvelinus fontinalis Egg Oocyte diameter 3.5-5.0 [Not specified, seems to be unswollen] 4.25 mm
Salvelinus fontinalis Larvae Initial larval size 20 [Not sure because obtained from a different sTudy] 20.0 mm
Salvelinus fontinalis Female Relative fecundity 4-7 5.5 thousand eggs/kg
Salvelinus namaycush Egg Oocyte diameter 5-6 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 5.5 mm
Salvelinus namaycush Larvae Initial larval size 16 16.0 mm
Salvelinus namaycush Female Relative fecundity 0.9-2.6 1.75 thousand eggs/kg
Salvelinus namaycush Spawning conditions Spawning temperature 8-11 9.5 °C
Ictalurus punctatus Egg Oocyte diameter 3.5-4.0 [Not specified, but seems unswollen] 3.75 mm
Ictalurus punctatus Larvae Initial larval size 6 6.0 mm