Reproduction of Semicossyphus pulcher
Document source: http://www.fishbase.ca/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=3671&GenusName=Semicossyphus&SpeciesName=pulcher&fc=362&StockCode=3867
 
Main Ref. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior A diandric species (Ref. 55367). Transforms to a male at length of about 30.1 cm TL and 7.9 years of age (Ref. 55367). Forms leks during breeding (Ref. 55367). Pelagic spawner (Ref. 56049).
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 06.28.95
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 09.27.06
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.16.96
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