Reproduction of Sarpa salpa
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Main Ref. Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1986
Mode protandry
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency two seasonal peaks per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Bauchot, M.-L. and J.-C. Hureau, 1986
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Sex change occurs at 25.0 cm TL and 3.75 years of age (Ref. 55367). Conflicting descriptions of the reproductive style of this species have been reported, including possible gonochorism (Ref. 103751). Also Ref. 28504.
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 03.19.96
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.24.17
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