Reproduction of Plotosus lineatus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4706&StockCode=4927
 
Main Ref. Thresher, R.E., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Description of life cycle and mating behavior The male in the spawning pair constructs the nest under rocks and other large pieces of debris (Ref. 240). After spawning, the female departs while the male guards the eggs.
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(e.g. 9948)
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 07.20.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 02.17.03
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