Reproduction of Gambusia holbrooki
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4521&GenusName=Gambusia&SpeciesName=holbrooki&fc=216&StockCode=5109
 
Main Ref. Wischnath, L., 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild bearers
internal live bearers
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Matures at 4-6 weeks; 3 generations can be produced in one year. Gestation lasts 3-4 weeks. Brood may reach up to 354 young, but is generally around 40-60 (Ref. 1672, 59043).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 04.01.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 01.22.13
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