Reproduction of Sparisoma atomarium
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3675&GenusName=Sparisoma&SpeciesName=atomarium&fc=364&StockCode=3871
 
Main Ref. Robertson, D.R. and R.R. Warner, 1978
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type polygyny
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 A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Forms harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females (Ref. 55398). Length at sex change = 5.5 cm TL (Ref. 55367).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 04.23.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
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