Reproduction of Heptranchias perlo
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=636&GenusName=Heptranchias&SpeciesName=perlo&fc=5&StockCode=652
 
Main Ref. Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
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 Ovoviviparous, number of young 9 to 20 in a litter (Ref. 247). Size at birth about 25 cm (Ref. 6871). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205). No apparent seasonality in its reproduction cycle (Ref.58048).
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(e.g. 9948)
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 01.24.94
Modified by Wiethüchter, Anita on 02.07.08
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