Reproduction of Lethrinus mahsena
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1843&GenusName=Lethrinus&SpeciesName=mahsena&fc=328&StockCode=2039
 
Main Ref. Carpenter, K.E. and G.R. Allen, 1989
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency Throughout the year, but peaking once
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Sex change was found to commonly occur between the ages of 5 and 6 years (Ref. 2295). A diandric species (Ref. 55367). Length and age at sex change occur at 32 cm TL and 16 yrs, respectively (Ref. 55367).
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Entered by Froese, Rainer on 01.20.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 09.16.05
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.27.95
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