Re: NANFA-- stickleback question

Jay DeLong (
Sun, 22 Jun 2003 21:08:47 -0700

At 01:25 PM 6/17/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Does anyone know the gestation period for four spine sticklebacks? I
>thought it was about 9 days, but we're going on about 15 days now.

According to The Inland Fishes of New York State, by C. Lavett Smith:

Hatching begins in about 6 days at 21 to 22 C. By the end of the ninth
day, all of the eggs are hatched and the male ceases to care for the nest.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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