Reproduction of Gadus macrocephalus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=308&StockCode=322
 
Main Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Morin, B., C. Hudon and F. Whoriskey, 1991
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior From late summer to mid-winter, fish move into the deeper water (100 to 250 m) of spawning areas; move inshore to depths of 30 to 60 m after spawning (Ref. 27547). Spawning occurs once a year (Ref. 120291).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 09.29.93
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 05.15.19
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.24.95
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