Reproduction of Hippocampus reidi
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3285&GenusName=Hippocampus&SpeciesName=reidi&fc=258&StockCode=3481
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization in brood pouch or similar structure
Mating type monogamy:obligate
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Reproductive guild bearers
external brooders
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Breeding season more than 8 months in laboratory; egg diameter 1.2 mm; gestation period 2 weeks, depending on water temperature; young approximately 7 mm at birth; pair-bonded in wild (Ref. 30915). Monogamous mating is observed as both obligate and genetic (Ref. 52884).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.08.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.28.17
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 09.10.99
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