Reproduction of Stegastes leucorus
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Main Ref. Balon, E.K., 1975
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205). Nests are built in holes under rocks, however, the cavity is first sandblasted thoroughly (Ref. 26281). Eggs are sometimes attached to vertical rock surface in captive fish (Ref. 39475).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 08.07.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.21.11
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