Reproduction of Devario malabaricus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4760&GenusName=Devario&SpeciesName=malabaricus&fc=749&StockCode=4984
 
Main Ref. Pethiyagoda, R., 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
brood hiders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawns in shallow water, among marginal weeds and roots usually after heavy rains. Eggs are light orange and sticky; more than 200 eggs are laid and hatch in 1-2 days. Fry are free-swimming on fifth day. Exhibits cannibalism on eggs (Ref. 6028).
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Entered by Froese, Rainer on 02.11.04
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 05.24.06
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