Reproduction of Pomatomus saltatrix
Document source: http://www.fishbase.de/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=364&GenusName=Pomatomus&SpeciesName=saltatrix&fc=311&StockCode=378
 
Main Ref. Kailola, P.J., M.J. Williams, P.C. Stewart, R.E. Reichelt, A. McNee and C. Grieve, 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  van der Elst, R., 1976
Reproductive guild
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Fecundity varies from 400,000 to 2,000,000 eggs depending on the size of the individual (ranging from 370,000 in a 31 cm fish to 1,240,000 in a 54 cm fish) (Ref. 27695). Tailor are serial spawners (Ref. 6390).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 11.25.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.30.99
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