Reproduction of Porichthys notatus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3071&StockCode=3267
 
Main Ref. Hart, J.L., 1973
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Nests are cavities that are formed under rocks and eggs are deposited on the roof of the cavity. As few as 19 or as much as 789 eggs have been found attached in a nest. Eggs are guarded by the fasting male. Probably polygamous (Ref. 6885).
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