Oviparous. Eggs are about 2mm in diameter, colorless or pale yellowish and are surrounded by firm capsules that sink and become sticky on contact with the water. Capsules mass together in clumps or stick fast to sand grains or other substrate. Incubation; 9 to 18 days. Upon hatching, larvae is 7 to 7.7 long, yolk is fully absorbed, and pectoral and caudal fins are fully formed.
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