Reproduction of Symphodus ocellatus
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1792&GenusName=Symphodus&SpeciesName=ocellatus&fc=362&StockCode=1988
 
Main Ref. Quignard, J.-P. and A. Pras, 1986
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Undergoes sex reversal (Ref. 4742). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Males build dish shaped nests and guard the eggs (Ref. 205).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 01.10.08
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.22.11
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