Reproduction of Apristurus brunneus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.se/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=763&StockCode=779
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous, with a single egg per oviduct (Ref. 244). Eggs are enclosed in oblong transparent cases with tendrils at each end (Ref. 6885). Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). In Canada, females carry egg cases from February to August (Ref. 244).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 03.31.99
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.18.17
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