Reproduction of Cottus bairdii
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4065&GenusName=Cottus&SpeciesName=bairdii&fc=277&StockCode=4261
 
Main Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type polygyny
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Male selects a nesting site under a rock of ledge. Male entices a female to enter the nest. Female deposits eggs on the upper surface of the rock and leaves or is driven out of the nest. Eggs are deposited by different females. The male guards the eggs from predators and maintains a natural current flow (Ref. 1998). Also Ref. 53335.
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 01.16.96
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 01.22.13
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