Reproduction of Leuresthes tenuis
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Main Ref. Balon, E.K., 1990
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Fitch, J.E. and R.J. Lavenberg, 1971
Reproductive guild nonguarders
brood hiders
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Demersal spawners. Spawn at night on sand beaches at high tides in the spring and summer. Eggs are buried in moist sand by the female parent (Ref. 58332) and hatch about 15 days later during the next series of high tides (Ref. 2850). Females spawn 4 to 8 times during a season (Ref. 4563).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 07.05.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 05.23.07
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.16.96
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