BIOTIC Species Information for Amphipholis squamata
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive type Developmental mechanismDirect Development
Brooding
Reproductive SeasonAll year but mainly summer Reproductive LocationAs adult
Reproductive frequency Regeneration potential Yes
Life span3-5 years Age at reproductive maturity1 year
Generation timeNot researched Fecundity100
Egg/propagule size125 µm diameter Fertilization type
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialNot researched Larval settlement periodNot relevant
Duration of larval stage   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationAmphipholis are potentially self-fertilizing. They are hermaphroditic although the exact type of hermaphroditism has not been recorded.
Reproduction References Emson & Whitfield, 1989, Fish & Fish, 1996, Emson et al., 1989,
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