Vila-Gispert and Moreno-Amich, 2002



Citation


Vila-Gispert, A. and Moreno-Amich, R. (2002) Life-history patterns of 25 species from European freshwater fish communities. Environ. Biol. Fish., pp. 387-400

Associated characteristics


Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Aphanius iberus Egg Oocyte diameter 1.20 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.2 mm
Aphanius iberus Female Age at sexual maturity 0.4 [4 months, age at maturation] 0.4 year
Aphanius iberus Female Absolute fecundity 0.438 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 0.44 thousand eggs
Aphanius iberus Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 16 [4.00 months, length of breeding season] 16.0 weeks
Aphanius iberus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Aphanius iberus Spawning conditions Spawning release More than four spawning per year No category
Aphanius iberus Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Cobitis paludica Egg Oocyte diameter 1.00 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.0 mm
Cobitis paludica Female Age at sexual maturity 1 [12 months, age at maturation] 1.0 year
Cobitis paludica Female Absolute fecundity 1.100 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 1.1 thousand eggs
Cobitis paludica Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 12 [3.00 months, length of breeding season] 12.0 weeks
Cobitis paludica Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Cobitis paludica Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Barbus barbus Egg Oocyte diameter 3.00 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 3.0 mm
Barbus barbus Female Age at sexual maturity 6 [72 months, age at maturation] 6.0 year
Barbus barbus Female Absolute fecundity 9.904 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 9.9 thousand eggs
Barbus barbus Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 2 [0.50 months, length of breeding season] 2.0 weeks
Barbus barbus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Barbus barbus Spawning conditions Spawning release Single spawning per year Total
Barbus barbus Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Chondrostoma toxostoma Egg Oocyte diameter 2.00 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 2.0 mm
Chondrostoma toxostoma Female Age at sexual maturity 4 [48 months, age at maturation] 4.0 year
Chondrostoma toxostoma Female Absolute fecundity 3.2 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 3.2 thousand eggs
Chondrostoma toxostoma Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4 [1.00 month, length of breeding season] 4.0 weeks
Chondrostoma toxostoma Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Chondrostoma toxostoma Spawning conditions Spawning release Single spawning per year Total
Chondrostoma toxostoma Spawning conditions Parity Single spawning per year Iteroparous
Chondrostoma toxostoma Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Ctenopharyngodon idella Spawning conditions Spawning release Either single spawning per year or two or four spawnings per year Total
Cyprinus carpio Egg Oocyte diameter 1.20-2.00 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.6 mm
Cyprinus carpio Female Age at sexual maturity 2-3 [24-36 months, age at maturation] 2.5 year
Cyprinus carpio Female Absolute fecundity 190.778-375.000 in four different populations [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 282.89 thousand eggs
Cyprinus carpio Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4-26 [1.00-6.00 months, length of breeding season] 15.0 weeks
Cyprinus carpio Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Cyprinus carpio Spawning conditions Spawning release Single spawning per year Total
Cyprinus carpio Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Gobio gobio Egg Oocyte diameter 0.73-1.76, up to 2.20 ? [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.25 mm
Gobio gobio Female Age at sexual maturity 1-2 [12-24 months, age at maturation] 1.5 year
Gobio gobio Female Absolute fecundity 1.987-3.240 for three populations up to 15.950 in England [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 2.61 thousand eggs
Gobio gobio Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4-16 [1.00-4.00 month, length of breeding season] 10.0 weeks
Gobio gobio Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Gobio gobio Spawning conditions Spawning release Either single spawning per year of two to four spawnings per year Total
Gobio gobio Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Leuciscus cephalus Egg Oocyte diameter 1.00-1.95 in five different populations, up to 3.30 ? [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.48 mm
Leuciscus cephalus Female Age at sexual maturity 2-7 in six different populations from south to north [24-84 months, 84 in England, age at maturation] 4.5 year
Leuciscus cephalus Female Absolute fecundity 20-64 in six different populations [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 42.0 thousand eggs
Leuciscus cephalus Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4-8 [1.00-2.00 months, length of breeding season] 6.0 weeks
Leuciscus cephalus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Leuciscus cephalus Spawning conditions Spawning release Either single spawning per year or two to four spawnings per year Total
Leuciscus cephalus Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Leuciscus leuciscus Egg Oocyte diameter 1.50 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.5 mm
Leuciscus leuciscus Female Age at sexual maturity 2 [48 months, age at maturation] 2.0 year
Leuciscus leuciscus Female Absolute fecundity 8.714 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 8.71 thousand eggs
Leuciscus leuciscus Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 4 [1.00 month, length of breeding season] 4.0 weeks
Leuciscus leuciscus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Leuciscus leuciscus Spawning conditions Spawning release Single spawning per year Total
Leuciscus leuciscus Spawning conditions Parental care No parental protection of zygotes, embryo and larvae No care
Phoxinus phoxinus Egg Oocyte diameter 1.40 [Average diameter of the largest oocyte in fully developed ovaries] 1.4 mm
Phoxinus phoxinus Female Age at sexual maturity 3 [36 months, age at maturation] 3.0 year
Phoxinus phoxinus Female Absolute fecundity 1.027 [Average number of vitellogenic oocyes of mature females in a single spawning season] 1.03 thousand eggs
Phoxinus phoxinus Spawning conditions Spawning period duration 8 [2.00 months, length of breeding season] 8.0 weeks
Phoxinus phoxinus Spawning conditions Spawning site preparation Zygotes are placed in a special habitat (e.g. scattered on vegetation, or buried in gravel) Susbtrate chooser
Phoxinus phoxinus