Natural spawning of four Epinephelus species in the laboratory
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Natural spawnings of four Epinephelus species reared in the laboratory were observed from 1987 to 1992. These species are: E. summana, E. caeruleopunctatus, E. macrospilus and E. fuscoguttatus. Spawning was serial, usually occurring at night, on or 1-6 days after the new moon. Egg characteristics of these four species were compared. Fertilized egg and early larval development of E. summana and E. fuscoguttatus are discussed.
Alava, M. N. R., Dolar, M. L. L., & Luchavez, J. A. (1996). Natural spawning of four Epinephelus species in the laboratory. In C. L. Marte, G. F. Quinitio, & A. C. Emata (Eds.), Proceedings of the Seminar-Workshop on Breeding and Seed Production of Cultured Finfishes in the Philippines, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines, 4-5 May 1993 (pp. 65-77). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Moon phases; Breeding; Fish eggs; Embryonic development; Controlled conditions; Spawning; Larval development; Biological fertilization; Epinephelus summana; Epinephelus macrospilus; Epinephelus caeruleopunctatus; Epinephelus fuscoguttatus; Black rockcod; Philippines, Negros I., Negros Oriental, Dumaguete
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