Reproduction of Carcharhinus albimarginatus
Document source: http://fishbase.mnhn.fr/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=858&GenusName=Carcharhinus&SpeciesName=albimarginatus&fc=11&StockCode=874
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
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 Viviparous, placental (Ref. 50449). With 1 to 11 pups per litter (usually 5 or 6) (Ref. 244). Gestation period is about one year, young are born in summer (Ref. 244). Size at birth 55 to 80 cm (Ref. 2334); 713-81 cm TL (Ref.58048). In southern hemisphere, both breeding and pupping occur in summer (Ref. 37816). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 10.13.98
Modified by Wiethüchter, Anita on 02.13.08
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