What is Known About
In the last decade, with the growing popularity of "muck diving," more individuals have
been able to document the spawning modes of frogfishes. In this section, we
will look at some of the behavioral trends seen in frogfish reproduction.
Frogfishes Mating Systems
At present, there is only a smattering of information available on the reproductive behavior
of antennariids and most of this comes from the observations of captive animals. This
article documents (with text, photos and a VIDEO CLIP) what is currently known about the mating systems
of these unique fishes.
Aggression in Frogfishes
Frogfishes have been observed to behave aggressively toward
conspecifics. In this article we will review what is known about antennarid aggressive
behavior. This includes a video clip showing an agonistic interaction.
Courtship and Spawning
in Warty Frogfish
Learn about the courtship and spawning behavior of the warty
frogfish. This includes photos documenting the reproductive behavior of this specise.