Reproduction of Gymnothorax javanicus
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Main Ref. Thresher, R.E., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Thresher, R.E., 1984
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Observations on prespawning behavior include a pair entwined around one another lying on the bottom of the reef area (Ref. 93344).
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