Swift, 1965


Swift, D.R. (1965) Effect of temperature on mortality and rate of development of the eggs of Windermere char (Salvelinus alpinus). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, pp. 913-917

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Salvelinus alpinus Egg Incubation time 96.7 ± 1.0 [At 4°C], 75.7 ± 0.2 [6°C], 53.7 ± 0.3 [8°C], 41.3 ± 0.3 [10°C] and 35.5 ± 0.2 [12°C] 96.7 days
Salvelinus alpinus Egg Degree-days for incubation 380-450 [Rate of development varied with the water temperature, eggs taking on an average 45 days to hatch at 10°C and 95 days at 4°C] 415.0 °C * day
Salvelinus alpinus Egg Temperature for incubation Excessive mortality occured at temperatures above 8°C, total mortality above 12°C. 8.0 °C