Reproduction of Acipenser transmontanus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.se/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=2594&GenusName=Acipenser&SpeciesName=transmontanus&fc=32&StockCode=2790
 
Main Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1998
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Adults return to the sea after spawning (Ref. 27547). Spawning frequency interval every 4 years for younger females and every 10-11 years in older females (Ref. 1998).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 12.08.95
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.08.17
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