Reproduction of Balistes capriscus
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=7327&GenusName=Balistes&SpeciesName=capriscus&fc=445&StockCode=7628
 
Main Ref. Göthel, H., 1992
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type monogamy:
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Yes.   Ref.  SCRFA, Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, 2018
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care biparental
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Adults guard the embryos nested in sand which hatched in about two days (Ref. 9778).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 07.20.98
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas on 09.21.18
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