Reproduction of Syngnathus abaster
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1769&StockCode=1965
 
Main Ref. Sokolov, L.I. and L.S. Berdicheskii, 1989
Mode dioecism
Fertilization in brood pouch or similar structure
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Reproductive guild bearers
external brooders
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Females lay 10-60 eggs into a brood pouch on ventral surface of tail of males. Males fertilize the eggs as they enter the pouch. Eggs incubate in the maleĀ“s brood pouch for about 20-32 days, depending of temperature. (Ref.59043).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.05.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.11
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