Reproduction of Scarus vetula
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1157&GenusName=Scarus&SpeciesName=vetula&fc=364&StockCode=1173
 
Main Ref. Robertson, D.R. and R.R. Warner, 1978
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type polygyny
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Forms permanent harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females (Ref. 55367). A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Length at sex change = 25.2 cm TL (Ref. 55367).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 04.23.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.09.15
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