Reproduction of Squalus blainville
Document source: http://www.fishbase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=708&GenusName=Squalus&SpeciesName=blainville&fc=13&StockCode=724
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency throughout the year, but peaking once
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild bearers
internal live bearers
Parental Care maternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205). Ovoviviparous, with 3 to 4 young per litter. Young born at about 23 cm (Ref. 247).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 02.01.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 06.02.16
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