Reproduction of Copadichromis borleyi
Document source:
Main Ref. Stauffer, J.R. Jr. and T. Sato, 2002
Mode dioecism
Fertilization in mouth
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild bearers
external brooders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Males defend spawning sites on large boulders and spawn along the vertical face of the boulder or construct a small bower of find sand on top of the boulder. Female mouth brooder, ca. 60 eggs (Ref. 2060).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 10.02.02
Modified by Heskamp, Monika on 07.02.03
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