BIOTIC Species Information for Astarte sulcata
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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 SeasonAutumn - early winter 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 InformationSlow gamete development, breed in autumn / oct - nov breeding when temps fall (Saleuddin, 1964), adhesive eggs and little or no pelagic stage (Ockelmann, 1958)
Reproduction References Ockelmann, 1958, Saleuddin, 1964,
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