Reproduction of Nannacara anomala
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=11180&GenusName=Nannacara&SpeciesName=anomala&fc=349&StockCode=11505
 
Main Ref. Riehl, R. and H.A. Baensch, 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
clutch tenders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior During spawning the female changes its color to a chess-board pattern, which is apparently recognized by the young. Only the female takes care of the (up to 300) eggs and young, the male may defend the larger territory (Ref. 40602).
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Entered by Froese, Tom on 06.30.98
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 08.04.06
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 11.10.01
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