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Spawning of Somniosus microcephalus
Main Ref: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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Locality: Arctic and boreal Atlantic, North Atlantic (Gulf of maine and North Sea), off South Africa deepwater, off Kerguelen Island
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Temperature: 0.6 - 12  °C
Gestation period: month/s
Length of offspring: 37 - cm
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Comments: Ovoviviparous; the 10 young in 1 uterus of a 5 m female was about 37 cm long.
Entered by: Cachuela Palacio, Monalisa - 17.03.00
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.01.05
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