Reproduction of Ctenopharyngodon idella
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=79&StockCode=88
 
Main Ref. Shireman, J.V. and C.R. Smith, 1983
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawns in gravel bottomed areas of rivers (Ref. 48). Eggs are pelagic and hatch while drifting downstream in 2-3 days (Ref. 59043).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 12.05.11
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