Reproduction of Syngnathus leptorhynchus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3303&StockCode=3499
 
Main Ref. Hart, J.L., 1973
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 A female wraps herself around a male in a rigid vertical S position. Eggs are fertilised in the brood pouch of the male (Ref. 6885).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 08.19.96
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.11
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