Reproduction of Chaetodon vagabundus
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=5582&GenusName=Chaetodon&SpeciesName=vagabundus&fc=343&StockCode=5872
 
Main Ref. Thresher, R.E., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type monogamy:obligate
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 Distinct pairing (Ref. 205). Stable monogamous pairs with both pair members jointly defending a feeding territory. Pelagic larvae settle to shallow (<4 m) back reef habitats consisting of rubble, seagrass and low coral cover (Ref. 58331). Monogamous mating is observed as both obligate and social (Ref. 52884).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.02.02
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.29.17
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 05.22.07
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