Saka et al, 2001


Saka, S. and Firat, K. and Kamaci, O. (2001) The development of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L;, 1758) eggs in relation to temperature. Turk J Vet Anim Sci, pp. 139-147

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Dicentrarchus labrax Egg Egg size after water-hardening Mean of 1.162 ±0.0004, min 1.088, Max 1.214 1.16 mm
Dicentrarchus labrax Egg Egg Buoyancy During incubation studies, the eggs demonstrated pelagic properties in salinities over 35%o and demersal properties in salinities below 34 %o Pelagic
Dicentrarchus labrax Egg Incubation time 2.9-3.6 [Hatching takes 87 hours at 15°C and 69 hours at 17°C], and in all other studies carried out on sea bass egg 93 hours at 13 and 115 at 13°C for 100% hatching 3.25 days
Dicentrarchus labrax Egg Temperature for incubation At 15 or 17°C 15.0 °C
Dicentrarchus labrax Egg Degree-days for incubation 48-54 [Hatching takes 87 hours at 15°C and 69 hours at 17°C] 51.0 °C * day