Happy Valentine’s Day! Fish mating strategies

In honor of today’s celebration of love, please enjoy the first series of post for this blog on fish mating strategies!  Check back weekly for new additions to the “Fish-ionary.” Promiscuous: A mating system where both sexes have multiple partners during the breeding system.  In fishes, this is the most common mating system.  Breeders make.. read more →

Promiscuous

Promiscuous: A mating system where both sexes have multiple partners during the breeding system.  In fishes, this is the most common mating system.  Breeders make little or no mate choice and spawn with multiple partners, either sequentially or at the same time. Breeding aggregations of promiscuous spawners can make some fish species particularly vulnerable to.. read more →