Reproduction of Thalassoma bifasciatum
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3673&StockCode=3869
 
Main Ref. GarcĂ­a-Cagide, A., R. Claro and B.V. Koshelev, 1994
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior A diandric species (Ref. 55367). Sex reversal is completed in more than 3-4 weeks (Ref. 34185, 34257). Length at sex change = 8.3 cm TL, forms leks during breeding (Ref. 55367).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 04.23.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 09.19.05
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