Reproduction of Stigmatopora nigra
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=46207&GenusName=Stigmatopora&SpeciesName=nigra&fc=258&StockCode=38936
 
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 Up to 41 eggs are incubated by the male in a brood pouch formed from laterally expanded flaps of skin on the underside of the tail. Newly emerged larvae may remain in the pouch (Ref. 31838).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.16.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.11
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