Reproduction of Synodus dermatogenys
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=12620&GenusName=Synodus&SpeciesName=dermatogenys&fc=160&StockCode=12966
 
Main Ref. Thresher, R.E., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
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 Generally solitary, but up to four males may have been observed courting a single larger female. A courting male may station itself atop a female and puff out its opercula and spread its fins in a display of aggression towards other males (Ref. 37816).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
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