Reproduction of Ageneiosus inermis
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=47969&GenusName=Ageneiosus&SpeciesName=inermis&fc=147&StockCode=40284
 
Main Ref. Baensch, H.A. and R. Riehl, 1985
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Female lays eggs on plants a few days after fertilization (Ref. 2060). The females can preserve keep fertile spermatozoids by coating these with secretions of maternal origin and inserting these in the epithelium of its genital tract (Ref. 27188).
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Entered by Froese, Tom on 07.02.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.18.17
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