Reproduction of Anarhichas lupus
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Main Ref. Johannessen, T., J. Gjoseter and E. Moksness, 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
clutch tenders
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Males guard a clutch of eggs right up to the time of hatching (Ref. 6407). During brood protection, the male hardly feeds (Ref. 6407).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 01.28.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 05.23.07
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 08.08.00
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