Reproduction of Negaprion acutidens
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=896&GenusName=Negaprion&SpeciesName=acutidens&fc=11&StockCode=912
 
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 bearers
internal live bearers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Viviparous, placental (Ref. 50449), 1-14 per litter (Ref. 6871). Gestation period 10-11 months (Ref. 5578; Ref.58048). Size at birth about 50 to 70 cm TL (Ref. 9997); 45-80 cm TL (Ref.58048). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205). Mating and pupping take place during late spring and early summer (Ref. 37816).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 10.12.98
Modified by Wiethüchter, Anita on 02.15.08
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