Reproduction of Eudontomyzon mariae
Document source: http://fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=17348&GenusName=Eudontomyzon&SpeciesName=mariae&fc=1&StockCode=15549
 
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.  Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawning individuals come out in open day light. Males dig a shallow nest in areas with moderate current. Spawners form aggregations. Spawners die afterwards. Ammocoetes last 3.5 to 4.5 years. They metamorphose in September - December (Ref. 59043).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.05.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 09.07.16
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