Reproduction of Chiloscyllium arabicum
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=5901&StockCode=6210
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous. Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205). Lays up to four egg-cases on coral reefs which hatch after 70-80 days (Ref. 43278).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 08.14.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 02.09.04
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