Reproduction of Pleuronectes platessa
Document source:
Main Ref. Muus, B. and P. Dahlström, 1978
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  Murua, H. and F. Saborido-Rey, 2003
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Adult spawn when the temperature is around 6 °C (Ref. 4705).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer on 05.25.93
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.01.16
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