Reproduction of Phoxinus phoxinus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.de/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4661&GenusName=Phoxinus&SpeciesName=phoxinus&fc=122&StockCode=4868
 
Main Ref. Koli, L., 1990
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Males and females form school separately and arrive on the spawning site at differen times. Spawn over clean gravel areas in flowing water or on wave-washed shores of lakes. Deposit eggs in shallow water on sand or gravel bottom which hatch in 4-5 days at 18°C. Females lay sticky eggs deep into clean gravel (Ref. 59043).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 11.15.93
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 10.26.16
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