BIOTIC Species Information for Aporrhais pespelecani
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismPlanktotrophic
Reproductive SeasonSpring-Autumn Reproductive LocationInsufficient information
Reproductive frequencyAnnual episodic Regeneration potential No
Life spanInsufficient information Age at reproductive maturity
Generation timeInsufficient information Fecundity
Egg/propagule size Fertilization typeInsufficient information
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialInsufficient information Larval settlement period
Duration of larval stage   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationLengthy pelagic life - free-swimming veliger larvae. Breed in spring. In the Øresund the larvae are found mainly between late March to early September (Thorson, 1946).
Reproduction References Thorson, 1946,
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