Reproduction of Pegasus lancifer
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4610&GenusName=Pegasus&SpeciesName=lancifer&fc=286&StockCode=4796
 
Main Ref. Palsson, W.A. and T.W. Pietsch, 1989
Mode
Fertilization external
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 Spawning occurs as male & female swim from vent to vent, about 1 meter off the bottom, while they release eggs & sperms. The pair separates and each swims away as the eggs begin a pelagic phase.
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 10.29.91
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
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