Reproduction of Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
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Main Ref. Riehl, R. and H.A. Baensch, 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type monogamy:
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Ferreira, E.J.G., J.A.S. Zuanon and G.M. dos Santos, 1998
Reproductive guild bearers
external brooders
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior The male carries eggs, larvae and early juveniles (alevinos) in his mouth (Ref. 1672), which lasts for nearly six weeks (Ref. 102836).
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Entered by Froese, Tom on 08.21.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.30.15
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 02.02.99
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