Ridgway, 1989



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Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Mating system We never observed more than one male and female at a nest site. We also did not detect any behavior by smaller smallmouth bass males that could be interpreted as sneaking or satellite spawning behavior No category
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Parental care Males provide sole parental care to offspring No category
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Sweep out a nest site in the substrate with their caudal fin No category
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning water type Littoral zones of lakes and rivers Stagnant water
Micropterus dolomieui Female Female sexual dimorphism The female developed a pattern of dark vertical bars on her side that remained throughout both phases. This feature was used to distinguish between both sexes Absent
Micropterus dolomieui Spawning conditions Spawning migration period Move into littoral zones of lakes and rivers in spring ['April', 'May', 'June']