Reproduction of Heterocypris salina
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Main Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Spawning Frequency
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Members of the class Ostracoda are gonochoric. Sperm transfer is direct. During copulation, male clasps the female dorsally and posteriorly and later on injects its penis between the valves of the female. Eggs may either be attached to a substratum or brooded, where they grow and hatch as nauplii.
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.11.15
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