Reproduction of Hypostomus plecostomus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3057&GenusName=Hypostomus&SpeciesName=plecostomus&fc=157&StockCode=3253
 
Main Ref. Burgess, W.E., 1989
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  Baensch, H.A. and R. Riehl, 1985
Reproductive guild guarders
clutch tenders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Deposits eggs on smooth rocks. Eggs are guarded by one or both parents. May deposit eggs in depressions (Ref. 2060).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 05.04.98
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 05.24.06
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 03.02.00
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