Reproduction of Pagellus bogaraveo
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Main Ref. Buxton, C.D. and P.A. Garratt, 1990
Mode protandry
Fertilization external
Mating type
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 Protandric hermaphrodite species (male during its first sexual maturity). Becomes female between 2 and 7 years of age. Spawns from January to June, depending on latitude. Egg size 1.19 mm, larval length at hatching 3.7 mm. Simultaneous hermaphroditism is also suggested for this species (Ref. 103751).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.19.96
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
Checked by Luna, Susan M. on 01.09.08
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