Reproduction of Spondyliosoma cantharus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.in/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1356&GenusName=Spondyliosoma&SpeciesName=cantharus&fc=330&StockCode=1374
 
Main Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1986
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Boughamou, N., F. Derbal and M.H. Kara, 2015
Reproductive guild nonguarders
brood hiders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Lays eggs on sandy bottom (Ref. 4781). Sex reversal occurs at approximately 24.3 cm TL in population from Algeria (Ref. 102321). Also Ref. 28504.
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.19.96
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.10.15
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