Mating System and Reproductive Biology of a Temperate Wrasse, Halichoeres semicinctus

@article{Adreani2008MatingSA,
  title={Mating System and Reproductive Biology of a Temperate Wrasse, Halichoeres semicinctus},
  author={M. S. Adreani and L. G. Allen},
  journal={Copeia},
  year={2008},
  volume={2008},
  pages={467 - 475}
}
  • M. S. Adreani, L. G. Allen
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Copeia
  • Abstract The reproductive behavior and mating system of the Rock Wrasse (Halichoeres semicinctus) was recorded and monitored around Big Fisherman Cove, Santa Catalina Island, CA from April 2001 to September 2002. Four sites with different relative densities were visited daily throughout the summer spawning season and once a month throughout the spring and fall. Group spawning was the dominant mating system among smaller individuals (<200 mm) with 8–12 individuals in the spawning aggregations… CONTINUE READING

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