Reproduction of Tautoga onitis
Document source: http://www.fishbase.se/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=458&GenusName=Tautoga&SpeciesName=onitis&fc=362&StockCode=472
 
Main Ref. Hostetter, E.B. and T.A. Munroe, 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawns in groups or in pairs. Pairing occurs between females and size-dominant males exhibiting strong territoriality and performing a protracted courtship (Ref. 6488). Gonochorism is confirmed for this species (Ref. 103751).
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 02.22.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.01.16
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