Reproduction of Mallotus villosus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.se/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=252&StockCode=266
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency once in a lifetime
Spawning aggregation Yes.   Ref.  SCRFA, Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, 2018
Batch spawner Ref.  Murua, H. and F. Saborido-Rey, 2003
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Reproductive strategy: synchronous ovarian organization, determinate fecundity (Ref. 51846). Experimental testing suggests facultative semelparity, with offshore-spawning capelin being absolute semelparous (death of both genders) and beach-spawning capelin being iteroparous irrespective of sex (Ref. 92136). Also Ref. 92150.
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 04.19.94
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas on 09.21.18
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