Growth and behaviour of Baltic spring spawning herring (Clupea harengus) larvae raised at two different temperatures and under different feeding regimes (prey size) using the copepod Acartia tonsa: growth


Ten female (mean 179 g wet mass (WM) and 25.3 cm standard length (SL) and ten male (182 g WM, 24.5 cm SL) Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus L.) were obtained from Kiel Bight (54°22'N, 010°09'E) and strip-spawned. Their offspring were subjected to feeding and growth experiments using different prey size spectra in controlled laboratory settings at different temperatures. In 4- (13°C) or 7-day (7°C) experiments, the effect of prey size on larval foraging behaviour, specific growth rate (SGR) and biochemical condition (RNA:DNA, RD) was tested. On a daily basis, the swimming behaviour and foraging activity of these larvae was recorded.

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Creator Hauss, Helena ORCID logo; Peck, Myron A ORCID logo
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2022
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 11747 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (10.150 LON, 54.367 LAT)
Temporal Coverage Begin 2007-05-12T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2007-06-14T00:00:00Z