Reproduction of Bathynomus giganteus
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Main Ref. Barradas-Ortiz, C., P. Briones-Fourzán and E. Lozano-Álvarez, 2003
Mode true hermaphroditism
Fertilization in brood pouch or similar structure
Spawning Frequency throughout the year, but peaking once
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild nonguarders
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviposition in females preceded by parturial molt; functional form of oostegites obtained; females can grow between 1-3 cm BL in first parturial molt; 1 or more pre-parturial molts between the onset of ovarian maturity and first parturial molt.
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 04.23.09
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 02.13.15
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