Reproduction of Pagellus acarne
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=889&GenusName=Pagellus&SpeciesName=acarne&fc=330&StockCode=905
 
Main Ref. Bauchot, M.-L., J.-C. Hureau and J.C. Miguel, 1981
Mode protandry
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1986
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Most individuals are first males, then become females at a size of about 24 to 30 cm (Ref. 2715) or 17 to 29 cm TL; 2 to 7 years (eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea) (Ref. 4781). Also Ref. 28504.
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 06.04.93
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.16.96
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