Reproduction of Lethrinus atkinsoni
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1854&GenusName=Lethrinus&SpeciesName=atkinsoni&fc=328&StockCode=2050
 
Main Ref. Sadovy de Mitcheson, Y. and M. Liu, 2008
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
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 Gonochorism is inferred for this species as sizes of males and females overlapped and male gonad morphology is typical of secondarily derived testes (Ref. 103751). Juvenile hermaphroditism is exhibited by this species (Ref. 35994).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 07.21.15
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas on 09.21.18
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