Reproduction of Pseudosphromenus cupanus
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Main Ref. Pethiyagoda, R., 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Builds a bubble nest. Male gathers the eggs in his mouth and spits them into the nest, sometimes female assists. Eggs hatch in a day. Male guards the nest and the young until they reach the free-swimming stage, which is about a week later. Male has also been observed building more than one bubble nest and moves the eggs from one nest to the other (Ref. 6028).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 06.21.94
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 03.16.96
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