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Ecological parameter:  female maturity (years)

Parameter group: life parameters

Explanation:
The average age at which female fish of a given population mature for the first time.

Classification system: single category assignment system

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
<=2ma1females mature before or equal 2 years old for the first time (maturity 1)
2-3ma2females mature between 2 and 3 years old for the first time (maturity 2)
3-4ma3females mature before or equal 3 and 4 years old for the first time (maturity 3)
4-5ma4females mature before or equal 4 and 5 years old for the first time (maturity 4)
>=5ma5females mature after or equal 5 years old for the first time (maturity 5)
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Acipenseriformes8 / 13 - 61.5%
Anguilliformes1 / 1 - 100%
Atheriniformes1 / 4 - 25%
Clupeiformes7 / 18 - 38.8%
Cypriniformes63 / 312 - 20.1%
Cyprinodontiformes8 / 12 - 66.6%
Esociformes3 / 3 - 100%
Gadiformes1 / 1 - 100%
Gasterosteiformes3 / 9 - 33.3%
Perciformes42 / 94 - 44.6%
Petromyzontiformes5 / 13 - 38.4%
Pleuronectiformes2 / 3 - 66.6%
Salmoniformes22 / 125 - 17.6%
Scorpaeniformes1 / 16 - 6.2%
Siluriformes4 / 7 - 57.1%
Syngnathiformes2 / 4 - 50%