Reproduction of Apistogramma amoena
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=11137&GenusName=Apistogramma&SpeciesName=amoena&fc=349&StockCode=11461
 
Main Ref. Mills, D. and G. Vevers, 1989
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type polygyny
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Male guards a relatively large territory, within this area a number of females occupy smaller territories. Male courts and mates with each female. Females lay eggs on the roof of the cave and tend them. Eggs hatch in 3 to 4 days and the fry are guarded for a time by the females (Ref. 7020).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 06.20.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 04.22.08
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.16.96
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