Reproduction of Haliotis midae
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Main Ref. Visser-Roux, A., 2011
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning Frequency two seasonal peaks per year
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild nonguarders
Open water/substratum egg scatterers
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Broadcast spawner. No mating behavior. Spawning is initiated by the release of sperm cloud stimulating the females to release their eggs. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into trocophore larva moving actively in the water column and shortly after develops into veliger larvae, followed by substrate settlement and metamorphosis. Also Refs. 81186, 105512, 105513.
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Entered by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer on 06.18.09
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 11.28.15
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