King and Pankhurst, 2003



Citation


King, H.R. and Pankhurst, N.W. (2003) Ovarian growth and plasma sex steroids and vitellogenin profiles during vitellogenesis in Tasmanian female Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquaculture, pp. 797-813

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Salmo salar Female Maximum GSI value 17% in late March [In Tasmania, 6 months out-of-phase from nothern hemisphere] 17.0 percent
Salmo salar Female Onset of oogenesis Mean GSI increased significantly in October [In Tasmania, 6 months out-of-phase from northern hemisphere] ['October']
Salmo salar Female Intensifying oogenesis activity Mean GSI increased most markedly in February and March [In Tasmania, 6 months out-of-phase from northern hemisphere] ['February', 'March']
Salmo salar Egg Oocyte diameter Mean oocyte diameter 4-6 weeks before ovulation 5.4 mm 5.0 mm