Reproduction of Misgurnus fossilis
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4790&GenusName=Misgurnus&SpeciesName=fossilis&fc=127&StockCode=5018
 
Main Ref. Sokolov, L.I. and L.S. Berdicheskii, 1989
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Male follows female into dense vegetation and forms a complete ring around her body, behind dorsal fin (Ref. 59043).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.05.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
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