Reproduction of Labroides dimidiatus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=5459&GenusName=Labroides&SpeciesName=dimidiatus&fc=362&StockCode=5729
 
Main Ref. Ross, R.M., 1990
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type monogamy:facultative
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Bi-directional sex change has been confirmed for this species (Ref. 103751). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Pelagic spawners. Sex reversal is completed in 14-18 days (Ref. 34185, 34258). A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Length at sex change = 8.8 cm TL (Ref. 55367). Monogamous mating is observed as both facultative and social (Ref. 52884).
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Entered by Munday, Philip on 02.17.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.05.17
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