Reproduction of Microphis aculeatus
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=9892&GenusName=Microphis&SpeciesName=aculeatus&fc=258&StockCode=10215
 
Main Ref. Riehl, R. and H.A. Baensch, 1996
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 Eggs are attached to a kind of brood pouch, formed by two skin folds on the belly of the male (Ref. 13371).
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Entered by Froese, Rainer on 03.06.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.11.11
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