Reproductive seasonality and nest-site differentiation in three closely related armoured catfishes (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae)

@article{Mol2004ReproductiveSA,
  title={Reproductive seasonality and nest-site differentiation in three closely related armoured catfishes (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae)},
  author={Jan H. A. Mol},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={45},
  pages={363-381}
}
Three sympatric, closely related armoured catfishes showed a similar, bimodal breeding season in coastal plain swamps in Suriname (South America). The bimodal pattern of reproduction inCallichthys callichthys,Hoplosternum littorale andHoplosternum thoracatum was correlated to the annual distribution of rainfall. Floating bubble nests were constructed… CONTINUE READING