Reproduction of Eurypharynx pelecanoides
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Main Ref. Charter, S.R., 1996
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning frequency once in a lifetime
Batch spawner Ref.  Fishelson, L., 1994
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous (Ref. 35600). Degenerative changes in males and females suggest semelparity (Ref. 35600). Egg cells within each of the gonads have the same developmental stage (monocyclic ovaries) suggesting only one spawning during its lifetime or periodic spawning (Ref. 36055).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 09.28.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 01.28.13
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