Spawning habitat and early development of Luciogobius ryukyuensis (Gobiidae)

Abstract

Egg masses of Luciogobius ryukyuensis were found in spawning grounds around the lowest reach of the adult’s habitat in the tidally influenced area of streams on Okinawa Island. The eggs were attached to the underside of stones and were cared for by a solitary male fish. The number of eggs within an egg mass was 191–1368. The eggs were elliptical, measuring… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10641-012-9994-4

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