Reproduction of Siganus lineatus
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4625&GenusName=Siganus&SpeciesName=lineatus&fc=413&StockCode=4812
 
Main Ref. Woodland, D.J., 1990
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Smallest female to spawn was 23 cm, the largest 33 cm SL. Spawning apparently occurs not until the fish is 2 years old.
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 11.07.91
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 08.12.16
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