BIOTIC Species Information for Macropipus tuberculatus
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Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismPlanktotrophic
Reproductive SeasonInsufficient information Reproductive LocationInsufficient information
Reproductive frequencyAnnual protracted Regeneration potential No
Life spanInsufficient information Age at reproductive maturityInsufficient information
Generation timeInsufficient information FecundityUp to 65,000 eggs.
Egg/propagule sizeInsufficient information Fertilization type
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialInsufficient information Larval settlement periodInsufficient information
Duration of larval stageInsufficient information   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationIn the Med, ovigerous females were found between July and March with a peak from November to January (Abelloó, 1989b) and at least one third of the females were able to produce more than one brood per season (Mori, 1987).
Reproduction References Abelló et al., 1990, Abelló, 1989b, Mori, 1987,
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