Reproduction of Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=12377&GenusName=Gymnogeophagus&SpeciesName=gymnogenys&fc=349&StockCode=12705
 
Main Ref. Staeck, W., 2003
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild bearers
external brooders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Eggs are deposited on substrate and covered with sand; female protects clutch and takes larvae into the mouth after hatching; larvophile mouth brooder. This corrects previous information from Ref. 2060.
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Entered by Froese, Tom on 07.03.98
Modified by Froese, Rainer on 05.26.03
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