Reproduction of Siganus fuscescens
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4616&GenusName=Siganus&SpeciesName=fuscescens&fc=413&StockCode=4803
 
Main Ref. Woodland, D.J., 1990
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Yes.   Ref.  SCRFA, Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, 2018
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Bryan, P.G., B.B. Madrisan and J.P. McVey, 1975
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior In Belau, ripe individuals form prespawning congregations of 30-60 individuals in shoal areas of inner reef flats; spawning occurs on the 4th or 5th day of the new moon; spawning sites are near reef edge. About 300,000 eggs/female at a single spawning. Individuals that spawn in consecutive yrs. & that 2+ yr. class fish could spawn more than once in a single season. Aug (Ref 1754) in Belau.
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 10.11.91
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas on 09.21.18
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