BIOTIC Species Information for Alkmaria romijni
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Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr P. M. Gilliland
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismLecithotrophic
Reproductive SeasonInsufficient information Reproductive LocationAdult burrow
Reproductive frequencyInsufficient information Regeneration potential No
Life spanInsufficient information Age at reproductive maturityInsufficient information
Generation timeInsufficient information FecundityInsufficient information
Egg/propagule sizeInsufficient information Fertilization typeInsufficient information
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potential10-100m Larval settlement periodNot relevant
Duration of larval stageNot relevant   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationLarval development lasts 3 months (Cazaux, 1982). Larvae reside within the tubes of the female for up to the first twelve days. They then become free-living on the surface of the sediment and develop their own tube at about 20 days
Reproduction References Cazaux, 1982,
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