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Question about fish spawning

Postby sonianna » Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:27 pm

Hello everybody,

I'd like to know if anyone has an idea about the length of time between hatching and spawning for benthic fish vs a pelagic fish?

Thanks a lot!
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Postby HayleyNasman » Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:01 pm

You might have already checked out this site, but here:

http://www.advancedaquarist.com/issues/ ... eeder2.htm
"Nothing is too wonderful to be true, be it consistent with the laws of nature."
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Postby HayleyNasman » Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:06 pm

This might not have the answer either, but is cool and related:

http://marinebio.org/Oceans/MarineLifeCycle.asp
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very important subject

Postby black_tulip_bu » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:51 pm

hellow
i have this project to do.... i have to expose [u]Xenotoca[/u] [u]eiseni[/u] to UV light but i dont know for how long should i expose the pregnanr fish what distance should the fish be and the concentration of UV. the other half of the experiment is to expose the pregnant fish to lithium choloride but dont if that will kill the pregnant fish
please :roll: help me
i will be very thankfull
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Postby Darby » Sun Mar 05, 2006 12:51 pm

This really only makes sense the other way around - there's no generality to what you've asked as you've asked it. There's really not much the other way around, either, but there is a concept embedded in it.

But if it's the gap between spawning and hatching, this tends to be longer in pelagic fish because they don't tend to run into each other where eggs can be laid (unless they have periodic mating runs into the shallows), so the gap of time is longer, with "find a place to lay eggs" inserted into the process.
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