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Spawning of Carcharhinus leucas
Main Ref: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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Locality: Western Atlantic
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          111 111          
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Temperature:  -   °C
Gestation period: 10 - 11 month/s
Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Length of offspring: 56 - 81 cm
Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Min Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Max Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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Comments: Viviparous with a yolk-sac placenta; in the Western North Atlantic off Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, and off South Africa young are born in late spring or early summer; off Nicaragua females may have young throughout the year with a peak in spring and early summer; estimated gestation period is 10 to 11 months; size at birth between 56 and 81 cm.
Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.04.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 11.05.06
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.03.96
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