Reproduction of Argyropelecus hemigymnus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=6968&GenusName=Argyropelecus&SpeciesName=hemigymnus&fc=89&StockCode=7293
 
Main Ref. Badcock, J., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency Variable throughout range
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Badcock, J., 1984
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawns more than once per season with egg batches about 50-500 egg/ovary pair, the number increasing with increased animal size (Ref. 4739).
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Entered by Agustin, Liza Q. on 07.05.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.18.17
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