Wurtz, 1944


Wurtz, A. (1944) Dévelopment, biologie et nutrition des jeunes alevins de brochet (Esox lucius L.). Bulletin francais de pisciculture, pp. 57-6

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Esox lucius Egg Incubation time 11-12 [At 12°C] 11.5 days
Esox lucius Egg Temperature for incubation Incubated at 12°C 12.0 °C
Esox lucius Egg Degree-days for incubation 120-131 125.5 °C * day
Esox lucius Larvae Initial larval size Mean about 8, range 7-9 mm 8.0 mm
Esox lucius Larvae Larvae behaviour Just after hatching, the young fry remain on the bottom. Then, about few hours, they stich, using their cemand gland, to various objects in the water: plants, … Remain there, motionless Demersal
Esox lucius Larvae Temperature during larval development Reared at 12.5°C 12.5 °C
Esox lucius Larvae Sibling intracohort cannibalism Cannibalism occurred at the age of 3 weeks Present
Esox lucius Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption 8 days at 12.5°C, at a size of ca. 14.5 8.0 °C * day
Esox lucius Larvae Onset of exogeneous feeding 10 days at 12.5°C 10.0 °C * day