Will et al, 2002


Will, T.A. and Reinert, T.R. and Jennings, C.A. (2002) Maturation and fecundity of a stock-enhanced population of striped bass in the Savannah River estuary, U.S.A. Journal of fish biology, pp. 532-544

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Morone saxatilis Egg Egg Buoyancy Planktonic Pelagic
Morone saxatilis Larvae Larvae behaviour Planktonic Demersal
Morone saxatilis Female Age at sexual maturity Most of the studies indicate that females do not mature until at least 4 years, and, in most cases, not until 5 years of age 4.0 year
Morone saxatilis Female Relative fecundity 46-86 [Fecundity measured are 201 000 [Mass 4300 g], 417 000 [Mass 5300 g], 704 000 [Mass 8500 g], 1390 [Mass 15 500 g]] 66.0 thousand eggs/kg
Morone saxatilis Female Absolute fecundity Mean fecundity for striped bass were 349.095 ± 157.343 [Size class I] and 463.130 ± 192.302 [Size class II] 349.1 thousand eggs
Morone saxatilis Female Oocyte development Group-synchronous development Group-synchronous
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning migration distance Spawning occurs in several deltaic channels c. 16-50 km inland from the Atlantic Ocean in the freshwater portion 33.0 km
Morone saxatilis Spawning conditions Spawning water type Deltaic channels No category