Santiago, 2004


Santiago, C.B. (2004) Effect of stunting of juvenile bighead carp Aristichthys nobilis (Richardson) on compensatory growth and reproduction. Aquaculture Research, pp. 836-841

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Aristichthys nobilis Male Male sexual dimorphism Mature males had rough body surface and callosities on the fins Absent
Aristichthys nobilis Egg Incubation time Eggs started to hatch after about 18 Hour of incubation at 27-28°C 27.5 days
Aristichthys nobilis Female Relative fecundity 48.055 ± 14.224 [Female reared in artificial conditions] 48.055 thousand eggs/kg
Aristichthys nobilis Egg Temperature for incubation 27-28 27.5 °C
Aristichthys nobilis Female Weight at sexual maturity 3.38 ± 0.87 [Females reared in control conditions] 3.38 kg
Aristichthys nobilis Female Length at sexual maturity 53.8 ± 4.7 [Females in reared conditions] 53.8 cm
Aristichthys nobilis Larvae Onset of exogeneous feeding The first feeding bighead carp larvae (about 3 days post-hacth), with temperature range 26-28°C in the morning and 28-30°C in the afternoon 27.0 °C * day
Aristichthys nobilis Male Length at sexual maturity 48.4 ±2.4 [Males in reared conditons] 48.4 cm
Aristichthys nobilis Male Weight at sexual maturity 2.4 ±0.3 [Males in reared conditions] 2.4 kg