Reproduction of Phycodurus eques
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=15908&GenusName=Phycodurus&SpeciesName=eques&fc=258&StockCode=14929
 
Main Ref. Gomon, M.F. and F.J. Neira, 1998
Mode dioecism
Fertilization in brood pouch or similar structure
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Reproductive guild bearers
external brooders
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior About 250 eggs are incubated by males on the underside of the tail, where they are embedded in spongy tissue (Ref. 31838).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.12.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.11
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