Reproduction of Sigmops bathyphilus
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Main Ref. Badcock, J., 1984
Mode protandry
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Sex reversal at about 5-10 cm SL (Ref. 4769). Some males become super males, apparently not undergoing sex reversal and are principal spawners (Ref. 4769). Females spawn at about 11 cm SL (Ref. 4769). Males macrosmatic, females microsmatic (Ref. 4769).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 06.17.99
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