Ovarian Development and Spawning Pattern of Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Zhang in Xujiahe Reservoir, Hubei Province

@article{1999OvarianDA,
  title={Ovarian Development and Spawning Pattern of Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Zhang in Xujiahe Reservoir, Hubei Province},
  author={王卫民 and Amararatne Yakupitiyage},
  journal={Journal of Lake Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={11},
  pages={338-345}
}
Samples were collected monthly from Xujiahe Reservoir from April 1992 to May 1996 and the ovarian development and spawning pattern in Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Zhang were described. A histological analysis of oocyte development in N. pseudotaihuensis shows that the fish spawns serially. A six-stage maturity scale, based on both external morphology and oocyte composition, was proposed to classify ovarian development in N. Pseudotaihuensis. Monthly trends in stages in ovarian development with…