Reproduction of Bathyraja albomaculata
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=51178&GenusName=Bathyraja&SpeciesName=albomaculata&fc=685&StockCode=42768
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency throughout the year, but peaking once
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Ruocco, N.L., L.O. Lucifora, J.M. Diaz de Astarloa and O. Woehler, 2006
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care none
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205). Mature gonads are symmetrical in terms of mass, and similar in ovarian follicle number and size (Ref. 58429). Egg laying possibly throughout the year (Ref. 58429).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 02.09.04
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.18.17
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