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Lionfish, Pterois sp. (reproductive behavior, economic importance, ecological concerns) – Video

This video was taken at Aquarium De la Mer, Sea World,California, USA in June 2012 Reproduction behavior: Usually, a male and few females of lionfish represent a mating group. The male lionfish is highly territorial and protects the mating area. The female lionfish releases between 2,000 and 15,000 eggs (with an average of about 8,000 …

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