Pelagic spawner. A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Females are induced to change sex by removal of males from social groups (Ref. 38802). Sex-reversal is completed in 2-4 weeks after male removal in the area, or 170-280 days in an all female group (Ref. 34185, 34249, 34250). Length at sex change = 5.0 cm TL (Ref. 55367).Successful males spawn nightly with successive females (Ref. 37816).
- Fishelson, L. 1989 Bisexuality and pedogenesis in gobies (Gobiidae: Teleostei) and other fish, or, why so many little fish in tropical seas?. Senckenbergiana Marit. 147-169. (Ref. 31409) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=31409&speccode=6568
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