Courtship and reproduction in Cyatopharynx furcifer. 1) The male draws his pelvic fins along the nest surface, showing the female where to deposit eggs, 2) the female lays the eggs and the male waits to fertilize them, 3) the female takes fertilized eggs into her mouth, 4) the young are released once they hatch.
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