Reproduction of Melanogrammus aeglefinus
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Main Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency one clear seasonal peak per year
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Yes.   Ref.  McEvoy, L.A. and J. McEvoy, 1992
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous, sexes are separate (Ref. 205). Spawning occurs in typically marine waters between 50 and 150 m depth (Ref. 1371).
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