Reproduction of Alopias vulpinus
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Main Ref. Gilmore, R.G., 1993
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, embryos feed solely on the ova produced by the mother after the yolk sac is absorbed (oophagy) (Ref. 50449), 2 to 4 young in a litter (usually 2) (Ref. 247). Size at birth 114-150 cm (Ref. 247). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 12.08.94
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 01.28.04
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