BIOTIC Species Information for Pagurus bernhardus
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Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismPlanktotrophic
Brooding
Reproductive SeasonAll year Reproductive LocationAs adult
Reproductive frequencyAnnual episodic Regeneration potential No
Life span6-10 years Age at reproductive maturity1 year
Generation timeNot researched Fecundity10,000 to 20,000
Egg/propagule size0.5-1 mm Fertilization typeInternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potential1km-10km Larval settlement periodMarch to June
Duration of larval stage11-30 days   
Reproduction Preferences Additional Information
Reproduction References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hazlett, 1981, Fish & Fish, 1996, Elwood & Stewart, 1987, Lancaster, 1990, Tillin et al., 2006,
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