Reproduction of Genicanthus semifasciatus
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Main Ref. Allsop, D.J. and S.A. West, 2003
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type polygyny
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Sex change occurs at 9.3 cm TL (Ref. 55367). Forms permanent harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females (Ref. 55367). Also Ref. 103751.
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 09.15.05
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.03.16
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