External fertilization. Builds a bubble nest at the surface of the water near the shoreline. It is not known whether care is afforded to the eggs and fry. Spawning takes place in shallow
Monopterus albus Synbranchus marmoratus water. After spending part of their lives as females, some individuals undergo sex reversal, and change into males. Sex reversal is completed within eight to 30 weeks. All larger individuals are males.
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