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Table 3 Reproduction parameters of R. oxycephalus and closely related species

From: Life history traits of the Chinese minnow Rhynchocypris oxycephalus in the upper branch of Yangtze River, China

Species Location Coordinates Ripe egg diameter SLmfor female SLmfor male Mature age Spawn season Fecundity
(mm) (mm) (mm) (year) (mean ± SD)
R. oxycephalus Laohegou Stream 32° 31′ N, 104° 40′ E 1.52 64.9 49.6 1 April to August 2,457 ± 1,056
C. tennesseensis Tennessee Streama 36° 34′ N, 82° 26′ W 1.2 48.1 48.1 2 April to July 556 ± 46
C. cumberlandensis Young's Creekb 37° 15′ N, 76° 43′ W 0.82 to 1.36 - - 1 April to July 1,540
R. lagowskii Suifen Riverc 43° 20′ N, 130° 20′ E - 73.0 66.0 2 - 2,142 ± 467
R. percnurus Suifen Riverc 43° 20′ N, 130° 20′ E - 68.0 67.0 2 - 2,567 ± 303
P. phoxinus Frome Riverd 50° 19′ N, 2° 20' W 1.3 50 50 2 April to August 380
P. phoxinus Lake Konnevesie 62° 36′ N, 26° 31′ E 1.2 50.9 50.9 2 May to July 632.6 ± 112
P. phoxinus Utsjoki Riverf 69° 41′ N ,27° 06′ E 1.2 56.2 57 6 April to August 824
  1. aHamed et al. ([2008]); bStarnes and Starnes ([1981]); cWang et al. ([2012]); dMills ([1987]); eMills and Eloranta ([1985]); fMills ([1988]).