Reproduction of Apistogramma viejita
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=46716&GenusName=Apistogramma&SpeciesName=viejita&fc=349&StockCode=39352
 
Main Ref. Baensch, H.A. and R. Riehl, 1985
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type polygyny
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
clutch tenders
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Maximum of 100 eggs, female tends the clutch. The eggs are attached to the ceiling of caves (Ref. 47893). Males practice harem spawning when there is an excess of females around (Ref. 12251).
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(e.g. 9948)
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Entered by Heskamp, Monika on 07.01.03
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 04.29.08
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