Reproduction of Spicara maena
Document source: http://www.fishbase.de/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4887&GenusName=Spicara&SpeciesName=maena&fc=330&StockCode=5119
 
Main Ref. Tortonese, E., 1986
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Sex reversal occurs at lengths over 10.9 cm TL in the northeastern Mediterranean (Ref. 93202). Also Ref. 103751.
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 01.09.08
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.21.15
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