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Use of Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque nests by Spawning Notemigonus crysoleucas (Mitchell) (Pisces: Centrarchidae and Cyprinidae)


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Abstract:
Several cyprinid fishes are known to spawn in the nests of other cyprinid species, but cyprinid spawning in the guarded nests of centrarchids has been infrequently observed. Golden shiners (Notemigonus crysoleucas) were observed spawning in bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque) nests in a North Carolina pond. This spawning behavior may affect bluegill reproductive success.
Source:
Brimleyana (NoCar QL 155 B75), Vol. Issue 8, Dec 1982, p61-63, bibl  (Periodical website)
Record #:
30094
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