Reproduction of Echinorhinus brucus
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=641&GenusName=Echinorhinus&SpeciesName=brucus&fc=499&StockCode=657
 
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. 15 to 26 young in a litter (Ref. 26346). Size at birth between 29 and 90 cm. Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205). Size at maturity unknown but adult males of 150 cm and adult females of 213 cm have been reported (Ref. 6871).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 01.24.94
Modified by Alava, Moonyeen Nida R. on 09.23.03
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