Reproduction of Hippocampus erectus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3283&StockCode=3479
 
Main Ref. Balon, E.K., 1990
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
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Incubates eggs in an external marsupium. Gestation period 20-21 days but varies with water temperature (Ref. 30915).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 09.16.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.11
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.16.96
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