North and Houde, 2001



Citation


North, E.W. and Houde, E.D. (2001) Retention of white perch and stripped bass larvae: biological-physical interactions in Chesapeake Bay estuarine Turbidity maximum. Estuaries, pp. 756-769

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning water type In the headwaters of Chesapaekae Bay and its tributaries [In tidal fresh and brackish waters] No category
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning water type In the headwaters of Chesapaekae Bay and its tributaries No category
Morone americana Egg Egg adhesiveness White perch spawn eggs that adhere to the bottom Adhesive
Morone americana Egg Incubation time In about 2 days 2.0 days
Morone saxatilis Egg Incubation time In about 2 days 2.0 days
Morone saxatilis Egg Egg Buoyancy Spawn pelagic eggs, the slighly heavy eggs are suspended by current greater than 0.3 m/s No category
Morone americana Spawning conditions Spawning season Peaks in April and May ['April', 'May']
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning season Peaks in April and May ['April', 'May']
Morone americana Larvae Reaction to light Exhibit positive phototaxis upon hatching in the laboratory Photopositive
Morone saxatilis Larvae Reaction to light Exhibit positive phototaxis upon hatching in the laboratory Photopositive
Morone americana Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption Larvae absorb the yolk-sac and develop a swimbladder within 3-5 days post-hatch at a length of about 3.8 mm 4.0 °C * day
Morone saxatilis Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption Absorb their yolk sac until they are >5 d old and > 5 mm in length 5.0 °C * day
Morone americana Larvae Initial larval size Depending upon temperature, yolk-sac larvae hatch at a length of about 2.6 mm 2.6 mm
Morone saxatilis Larvae Initial larval size About 3.1 3.1 mm
Morone americana Larvae Larvae behaviour Both stripped bass and white perch yolksac larvae may have the ability to swim actively toward surface waters during the day Demersal
Morone saxatilis Larvae Larvae behaviour Both stripped bass and white perch yolksac larvae may have the ability to swim actively toward surface waters during the day Demersal