BIOTIC Species Information for Pholoe spp.
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Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismPlanktotrophic
Lecithotrophic
Reproductive SeasonMarch to April Reproductive LocationAs adult
Reproductive frequency Regeneration potential No
Life span3-5 years Age at reproductive maturity3-5 years
Generation timeNot researched Fecundityca 25,000 eggs spawned
Egg/propagule size80-150 µm Fertilization typeExternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialNot researched Larval settlement periodApril
Duration of larval stage11-30 days   
Reproduction Preferences Additional Information
Reproduction References Hefferman, & Keegan, 1988 , Rouse & Pleijel, 2001 ,
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