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Spawning of Carcharhinus plumbeus
Main Ref: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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Locality: Western Atlantic
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Sex ratio: 100  %  Ref.:  Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Temperature:  -   °C
Gestation period: 8 - 12 month/s
Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Length of offspring: 56 - 75 cm
Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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Comments: Viviparous with a yolk-sac placenta; 5 to 12 common number of young; litter size varies directly with size of the mother and in populations with smaller adults the litter size averages smaller; gestation period estimated as 8 to 12 months, commonly 9 months off Florida and 11 to 12 months off South Africa and in the South China Sea; females may give birth every other year at most; gravid females come in shallow bays and estuaries of the east-central USA to drop their young in summer (June to August); off Senegal in the eastern Atlantic young are born in April; females are thought to be inhibited from feeding when they give birth and shortly afterwards, and leave the pupping grounds soon after giving birth; size at birth 56 to 75 cm.
Entered by: Cachuela Palacio, Monalisa - 06.04.00
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 28.07.17
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