Reproduction of Mistichthys luzonensis
Document source: http://www.fishbase.in/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4898&GenusName=Mistichthys&SpeciesName=luzonensis&fc=405&StockCode=5131
 
Main Ref. Herre, A.W.C.T., 1927
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency Two seasonal peaks per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Males sometimes mature below 1 cm; females a little over 1.1 cm. The eggs are pelagic. Upon hatching, the young swims at the surface for a short while, then settles at the bottom.
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Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 11.13.92
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 11.09.17
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