Mori and Magoshi, 1987


Mori, S. and Nagoshi, M/. (1987) Growth and maturity size of the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus in rearing pool. Bull. Fac. Fish., Mie Uni., pp. 1-10

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Gasterosteus aculeatus Larvae Initial larval size Hatched larvae 6-7 mm SL (6.55 mm in a mean length) can attain a length of about 15 mm within one month of hatching 6.5 mm
Gasterosteus aculeatus Female Length at sexual maturity Although the smallest female with mature ova was 43 mm, the majority of females did not have mature ova until 45 mm SL 43.0 cm
Gasterosteus aculeatus Male Length at sexual maturity The breeding coloured male with a nest was 47 mm SL in the smallest body length 47.0 cm
Gasterosteus aculeatus Spawning conditions Spawning season They have spawned from April to mid June ['April', 'June']
Gasterosteus aculeatus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation To examine growth of the fish, 167 progeny hatched from three nests No category
Gasterosteus aculeatus Spawning conditions Parity After the breeding season, though there was a large mortality, a few of those remaining have experienced two summers and /or two winters. […] Usually, the three-spined stickleback had a life-span of year and a few months No category