Reproduction of Bathycrinus aldrichianus
Document Source: http://www.sealifebase.ca/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=142598&GenusName=Bathycrinus&SpeciesName=aldrichianus&fc=1633&StockCode=90842
 
Main Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Mode
Fertilization external
Spawning Frequency
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Members of the class Crinoidea are gonochoric. During spawning, the pinnule walls rupture and the eggs and sperms are shed into the seawater. Life cycle: Embryos elongate into free-swimming larvae (doliolaria) which later sink to the bottom where they metamorphose into stalked sessile crinoid.
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.22.15
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