Witkowski and Rogowska, 1991



Citation


Witkowski, A. and Rogowska, M. (1991) Breeding tubercules in some ruropean cyprinid fishes. Zool. Abh. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, pp. 131-156

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Abramis brama Female Female sexual dimorphism Compared to males, females have their breeding tubercles poorer developped, occupying a much smaller area Present
Chondrostoma nasus Female Female sexual dimorphism Breeding tubercles on head Present
Gobio gobio Female Female sexual dimorphism Tubercles are present mostly on the head, and in the largest individuals also on scales of back Present
Phoxinus phoxinus Female Female sexual dimorphism Breeding tubercles are located mostly in the posterior body part Present
Rutilus rutilus Female Female sexual dimorphism Tubercules cover both head, body sides and fins only in largest specimens Absent
Abramis brama Male Male sexual dimorphism Males have their breeding tubercles much more intensively developped, and larger individuals have distincly more numerous tubercles than smaller Absent
Chondrostoma nasus Male Male sexual dimorphism Breeding tubercules on head, entire body and fins Absent
Gobio gobio Male Male sexual dimorphism In males, tubercles are much more intensively developped than in females. In larger individuals, the whole head, trunk, and all the fins are covered by tubercules [only head for smallest] Absent
Leuciscus leuciscus Male Male sexual dimorphism Breeding tubercles are present on the head, trunk, and pectoral fin Present
Phoxinus phoxinus Male Male sexual dimorphism Breeding tubercles are more developped in males than females, covered the head, trunk, some on pectoral fins Absent
Rhodeus sericeus Male Male sexual dimorphism Breeding tubercles only in males, only on the head Absent
Rutilus rutilus Male Male sexual dimorphism Tubercules cover both head, body sides and fins Absent