Reproduction of Dorosoma petenense
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1606&GenusName=Dorosoma&SpeciesName=petenense&fc=43&StockCode=1799
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency two seasonal peaks per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Breed in spring and again in autumn, in open waters near or over plants or other objects; eggs slightly adhesive (Ref. 188). Females can produce 5,000 to 20,000 eggs depending upon their size (Ref. 44091).
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Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 10.19.90
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.19.17
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 04.03.95
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