Males are sexually mature at 1 year while the females become mature at 2 years. Reproduction is from November to March with a peak from December to March. The female spawns 100,000 to 200,000 eggs (Ref. 12225).
- Garavello, J.C. and H.A. Britski 2003 Anostomidae (Headstanders). p. 71-84. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36801) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=36801&speccode=5352