Reproduction of Urolophus aurantiacus
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=22578&GenusName=Urolophus&SpeciesName=aurantiacus&fc=500&StockCode=17943
 
Main Ref. Michael, S.W., 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild bearers
internal live bearers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Male grasps pectoral fin of female then mounts on rear margin of female's dorsum during copulation. Copulation reported to last up to 14 minutes.
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 06.06.97
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