Reproduction of Callorhinchus milii
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=4722&StockCode=4944
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Migrates into large estuaries and inshore bays in the spring to breed (Ref. 6871). Oviparous, two egg cases (Ref. 26346) are laid on sandy or muddy bottoms and take up to 8 months to hatch (Ref. 6871). Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).Young hatch at about 15 cm (Ref. 26346).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 06.11.98
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 09.01.04
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