Reproduction of Apistogramma bitaeniata
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=13116&GenusName=Apistogramma&SpeciesName=bitaeniata&fc=349&StockCode=13424
 
Main Ref. Riehl, R. and H.A. Baensch, 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
clutch tenders
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Produces 40-60 eggs. All Apistogramma species build caves for spawning, the eggs are attached to the ceiling. Female tends the clutch (Ref. 2060).
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Entered by Froese, Tom on 08.20.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 04.25.08
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