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Fecundity of Osmerus eperlanus
Main Ref: Keith, P. and J. Allardi (coords.), 2001
Country: France
Locality: France
Ecosystem:
Absolute Fecundity Fecundity Type: 
  min   10,000 (g) (cm)   Ref:
  max   50,000 (g) (cm)  
  mean     (g) (cm)  
Comments on Fecundity:
Relative Fecundity
Min: Ref.:
Mean: Ref.:
Max: Ref.:
Fecundity/length relationship ( F = a * L ^b):
  Size: (cm)  
  n:
  a: 95% confidence limit:  
  b: 95% confidence limit:  
  r2:  
Spawning Cycles: (1/y)   Ref:
Comments: Eggs (10000-50000 per female) adhere to sand or gravel substrate where they remain attached during the first part of embryonic development; then they are drifted by the current (Ref. 30578). Incubation period between 20-40 days. Fry move down the river and into the sea after hatching.
Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 16.08.93
Modified by: Busson, Frédéric - 29.09.03
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