Reproduction of Alosa kessleri
Document source: http://www.fishbase.se/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=1580&GenusName=Alosa&SpeciesName=kessleri&fc=43&StockCode=1773
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak 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 Spawns in rivers. Some enter with ripe gonads and spawn in the lower reaches or even delta (A. kessleri volgensis), others enter unripe and reach as much as 500 km upstream. The young descend in late summer and autumn.
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 10.19.90
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.18.17
Checked by Torres, Armi G. on 04.03.95
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