Reproduction of Cephalopholis cruentata
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=12&GenusName=Cephalopholis&SpeciesName=cruentata&fc=289&StockCode=18
 
Main Ref. Heemstra, P.C. and J.E. Randall, 1993
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Yes.   Ref.  SCRFA, Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, 2018
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Most change sex between 20 and 23 cm (ages 4 and 5), with sexual transition occurring immediately after spawning in August and September (Ref. 3092).
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 03.21.94
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas on 09.21.18
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.15.95
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