Seasonality of reproduction of Piaractus brachypomus in South Bolivia

Dugué R., Atta Shikema R.K., Arana N.C., Legendre M., Duponchelle F., Renno J.F., Nuñez J.

Date de parution: juillet 2008
Volume: 32
Number: 2 suppl.
Pagination: 241
Editeur: Société Française d'Ichtyologie

The reproductive period of Piaractus brachypomus is short in South Bolivia. This area is close to the Southern limit of the species and conditions favourable to its reproduction last for only a few months. In order to increase fry production, we studied the possibility of extending its spawning period in captivity.

Mots-clés: Piaractus brachypomus - Reproduction - Seasonality - Vitellogenesis
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