Reproduction of Herotilapia multispinosa
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=12315&GenusName=Herotilapia&SpeciesName=multispinosa&fc=349&StockCode=12642
 
Main Ref. Raschke, A., 2002
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type monogamy:
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
clutch tenders
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Female tends the clutch. The larvae were attached to aquatic swimming plants because most oxygen is near the surface of the pool. Later female looks after the young, male defends the territory. This updates previous information from Ref. 1672.
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Entered by Froese, Tom on 06.30.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 04.29.08
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