Reproduction of Patiriella oliveri
Document Source: http://www.sealifebase.ca/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=152658&GenusName=Patiriella&SpeciesName=oliveri&fc=1619&StockCode=96777
 
Main Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning Frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild nonguarders
Open water/substratum egg scatterers
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms.
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(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.22.15
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