Spawn and courtship behaviour ?in Chelidonura punctata

by Philibert Bidgrain and Eva Fontaine

All the photos whose present in this page, are taken on a small population in Chissioua Karoni (Mayotte Island) during May 2012

May be a courytship behavior. Several pairs of specimens with the same behavior was observed during the spawning period

Several specimens with the same spawning behavior was observed during this spawning period

Mayotte, Chissioua Karoni on the fringing reef, 2-3 m, 25 May 2012, size : 25-30 mm