BIOTIC Species Information for Labrus bergylta
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
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Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismOviparous
Reproductive SeasonJune to July Reproductive LocationWater column
Reproductive frequencyAnnual episodic Regeneration potential No
Life span21-100 years Age at reproductive maturity6-10 years
Generation timeNot researched Fecundityprobably about 1,000
Egg/propagule size0.7-1.1 mm Fertilization typeExternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialInsufficient information Larval settlement periodNot relevant
Duration of larval stageNot relevant   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationAll are born female and change sex when 4-14 years of age.
Reproduction References Munk & Nielsen, 2005, Darwall et al., 2006, Artuz, 2005b, Fives, 1976,
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