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Spawning of Leptocharias smithii
Main Ref: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Data Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Country: Senegal
Spawning ground: shelf
Locality: continental shelf
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Temperature: 20 - 27  °C
Gestation period: 4 - month/s
Ref.: Compagno, L.J.V., 1984
Length of offspring: 20 - cm
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Comments: Viviparous; with a unique spherical or globular placenta; pregnant females are found with young from July to October, with largest fetuses (up to 20 cm) occurring in October; gestation period presumed to be at least 4 months; size at birth probably above 20 cm.
Entered by: Cachuela Palacio, Monalisa - 05.04.00
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 05.01.05
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