Reproduction of Brevoortia patronus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1589&StockCode=1782
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning frequency One clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Make inshore-offshore movements (Ref. 34923). Larvae stay in offshore waters for 3-5 weeks before moving into estuaries where they grow into adults (Ref. 34923).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 10.19.90
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.13.00
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 04.03.95
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