BIOTIC Species Information for Bathyporeia elegans
Click here to view the MarLIN Key Information Review for Bathyporeia elegans
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismDirect Development
Reproductive SeasonContinuous Reproductive LocationInsufficient information
Reproductive frequencyAnnual protracted Regeneration potential No
Life span1 year Age at reproductive maturity
Generation timeInsufficient information Fecundity6
Egg/propagule size Fertilization typeInternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialVery limited (<1m) Larval settlement periodInsufficient information
Duration of larval stageNot relevant   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationAmphipods brood their young. Larval development takes 15 days. Adults are mobile, and can probably more considerable distances between habitats, although no information was found.
Reproduction References Eckert, 2003, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
About MarLIN | Contact, Enquiries & Feedback | Terms & Conditions | Funding | Glossary | Accessibility | Privacy | Sponsorship

Creative Commons License BIOTIC (Biological Traits Information Catalogue) by MarLIN (Marine Life Information Network) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license are available at http://www.marlin.ac.uk/termsandconditions.php. Note that images and other media featured on this page are each governed by their own terms and conditions and they may or may not be available for reuse. Based on a work at www.marlin.ac.uk.