Reproduction of Sphoeroides testudineus
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1242&GenusName=Sphoeroides&SpeciesName=testudineus&fc=448&StockCode=1258
 
Main Ref. Pauly, D., 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawning season is from late spring to early fall at Biscayne Bay, Florida. Mean length at first maturity is over 13 cm TL.
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Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 05.29.92
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
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