MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Artículo
Autor/es:
RICARDO A. FERRIZ, CRISTINA A. BENTOS, EDUARDO M. FERNÁNDEZ & GUILLERMO R. LÓPEZ
Revista:
LATIN AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AQUATIC RESEARCH
Editorial:
UNIV CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO
Referencias:
Lugar: Valparaíso; Año: 2011 vol. 39 p. 151 - 151
ISSN:
0718-560X
Resumen:
ABSTRACT. The reproductive period of Cheirodon interruptus was determined by analyzing 1658 individuals collected monthly in the stream El Portugués, Argentina, from May 2004 to April 2005. Two prolonged spawning seasons, one in spring and another in autumn, were observed based on the maturity stages and gonadosomatic index (GSI) of female specimens. The mean monthly GSI of males was significantlycorrelated with depth. In females, the GSI exhibited a significant correlation with photoperiod and depth. The remaining environmental variables, including temperature, pH, conductivity, and monthly rainfall, did not show a correlation with the mean monthly GSI. The first sexual maturity in females and males was reachedwithin the 24-26 mm standard length class. The mean absolute fecundity was 448 oocytes (SD = 217.8), and the mean relative fecundity was 0.33 (SD = 0.097) oocytes per milligram of body weight; this species is a multiple spawner. The oocyte diameter ranged from 0.05 to 0.70 mm, with a mean of 0.48 mm (SD = 0.16