Reproduction of Cnidoglanis macrocephalus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=12092&GenusName=Cnidoglanis&SpeciesName=macrocephalus&fc=149&StockCode=12418
 
Main Ref. Kailola, P.J., M.J. Williams, P.C. Stewart, R.E. Reichelt, A. McNee and C. Grieve, 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Kailola, P.J., M.J. Williams, P.C. Stewart, R.E. Reichelt, A. McNee and C. Grieve, 1993
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Males guard the eggs between their pelvic fins for an unknown period in the nest which the male have constructed. The drift weeds found in inshore marine waters, protected inshore marine environments and estuaries act as nursery areas. Cobbler enter these areas during their first year of life and often remain there for long periods (Refs. 26548, 26549).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.08.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.01.16
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