Reproduction of Eptatretus stoutii
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Main Ref. Patzner, R.A., 1998
Mode true hermaphroditism
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Copulatory organ absent (Ref. 51361). Presence of bisexual juvenile gonad, requires further investigation regarding hermaphroditism (Ref. 56947). In one study (Ref. 40710), hermaphroditism is exhibited by only 0.2% of the individuals studied.
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 06.18.04
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 12.21.06
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