Burbot Lota lota

  title={Burbot Lota lota},
  author={S. Stukel},
  • S. Stukel
  • Published 2020
  • Fisheries
  • The burbot is the only member of the Gadiforme order that spends its entire life in freshwater. Burbot spawning behavior is unique among freshwater fishes, spawning mid-winter under the ice. They have a strong association with the bottom of lakes and are described as benthic (McPhail and Paragamian 2000). Burbot have a strong preference for cold water and avoid water temperatures exceeding 55 degrees Fahrenheit (Hackney 1973). They are most active during the winter and in Wyoming they become… CONTINUE READING


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