Rasotto, 1992


Rasotto, M.B. (1992) Gonadal differentiationand the mode of sexuality in Cobitis taenia (Teleostei, Cobitidae). Copeia, pp. 223-228

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Cobitis taenia Male Male sexual dimorphism The spined loach is a gonochoristic species with some males occassionnaly containing a small number of oocytes in their testes Absent
Cobitis taenia Egg Incubation time 3-4 days at 17.4°C 3.5 days
Cobitis taenia Larvae Temperature during larval development Fry reared at 17.4°C 17.4 °C
Cobitis taenia Female Length at sexual maturity Follicular growth began at 28-30 mm in females 29.0 cm
Cobitis taenia Male Length at sexual maturity Spermatogenesis began at 38-40 mm in males 39.0 cm