Reproduction of Cottus gobio
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=2439&StockCode=2633
 
Main Ref. Sokolov, L.I. and L.S. Berdicheskii, 1989
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning frequency variable throughout range
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawns once a year for several years in low productivity streams, but exhibits multiple spawning within a season in high productivity environments (Ref. 40290, 40754). Also Ref. 26506. Male protects several batches of eggs--deposited below a stone--for about 3 weeks. Larvae are not guarded and may occasionally been eaten (Ref. 45166).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.05.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 12.05.11
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 01.16.03
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