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Spawning of Megalops atlanticus
Main Ref: GarcĂ­a, C.B. and O.D. Solano, 1995
Data Ref.: Crabtree, R.E., E.C. Cyr, R.E. Bishop, L.M. Falkenstain and J.M. Dean, 1992
Country: USA
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Locality: Eastern Gulf of Mexico, off Florida
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Comments: Based on the presence of 3-6 days old larvae 250 km off Florida. Also noted were reproductive aggregations that appeared like rotating rings or "daisy chains" consisting of 225 to over 250 individuals (Ref. 10870).
Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 06.02.96
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