Reproduction of Rasboroides vaterifloris
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=6148&GenusName=Rasboroides&SpeciesName=vaterifloris&fc=122&StockCode=6461
 
Main Ref. Pethiyagoda, R., 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior A prolific breeder. The courtship ritual is frenetic; several batches of about 20 eggs are spawned among submerged marginal vegetation during the course of about 30 minutes. The eggs sink, and hatch in about 36 hours. The free-swimming fry are very delicate and sensitive to water conditions.
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 06.02.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.18.96
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