Morrison et al, 1985


Morrison, P.F. and Leatherlands, J.F. and Sonstegard, R.A. (1985) Comparative fecundity and egg survival of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch Walbaum) from lakes Ontario, Erie, and Michigan. Canadian Journal of Zoology/Revue Canadienne de Zoologie [CAN. J. ZOOL.], pp. 1096-1100.

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Oncorhynchus kisutch Egg Egg size after water-hardening 7-7.5 [Diamter of presumptive fertilized and water-hardened egg] 7.25 mm
Oncorhynchus kisutch Larvae Initial larval size 22-24 [1 week post-hatch alevins] 23.0 mm
Oncorhynchus kisutch Female Relative fecundity 0.75-1.2 0.97 thousand eggs/kg
Oncorhynchus kisutch Female Absolute fecundity 2-4 3.0 thousand eggs
Oncorhynchus kisutch Female Maximum GSI value From 22.8 ± 2.6 to 32.5 ± 2.8 [Not specified if maximal values] 22.8 percent
Oncorhynchus kisutch Male Maximum GSI value From 4.3 ± 0.3 to 6.1 ± 0.2 [Not specified if maximal values] 4.3 percent