Reproduction of Sphyrna mokarran
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=914&StockCode=930
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild bearers
internal live bearers
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Viviparous with a yolk sac placenta and 13-42 young in a litter (Ref. 244); 6-42 pups after gestation period of ~11 months (Ref.58048). Size at birth between 50 to 70 cm TL (Ref.58048, Ref. 13562).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 10.13.98
Modified by Wiethüchter, Anita on 02.15.08
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