Reproduction of Channa marulius
Document source: http://fishbase.de/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=5144&GenusName=Channa&SpeciesName=marulius&fc=431&StockCode=5382
 
Main Ref. Pethiyagoda, R., 1991
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care biparental
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Builds floating nest of weeds and leaves where the orange-yellow eggs are deposited. Eggs hatch in 36 to 48 hours and fry remain in the nest for about 10 days after hatching. Parents guards the fry for about a month.
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 09.17.96
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 05.07.12
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