Growth of salmonids: eggs and fry

Grow a Fish

  1. Create a temperature profile
  2. Grow the egg under those conditions
  3. Optionally, grow the fry .

The example parameters are for chinook salmon which are well known. Temperature, Egg Growth and Fry Growth parameters all appear at bottom of the page.

Temperature

Select Temperature Method and Related Inputs

type Julian Day and Temperatures as pairs
A year in brackets following the site indicates the earliest data year available.


Pre-Emergent Growth

Egg Growth & Plot

Set Egg Growth parameters


Fry Growth

Fry Growth & Plot

Set Fry Growth parameters

Emergence Occurs 
Growth Ends at 
Julian
grams
degrees

Temperature, Egg Growth and Fry Growth Parameters

Calculate temperature method controls: Egg Growth parameters: Fry Growth parameters:
b0temp
b1temp
b2temp
b3temp
b4temp
cctemp
elevtemp
a1 a2
b1 b2
bhat c1
c2 chat
deltT dfish
dyolk embryo
fract khat
Alen Blen act
alpha bact beta
ca cb ck1
ck4 conv cq
ct0 ct1 ctm
fa fb fg
ra rb rk1
rk4 rq rt0
rtl rtm sda
ua ub ug