BIOTIC Species Information for Pleuronectes platessa
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
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Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismOviparous
Reproductive SeasonJanuary to February Reproductive LocationWater column
Reproductive frequencyAnnual episodic Regeneration potential No
Life span21-100 years Age at reproductive maturity3-5 years
Generation timeNot researched Fecundity60,000 to 100,000
Egg/propagule size1.7-2.2 mm Fertilization typeExternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potential>10km Larval settlement periodNot relevant
Duration of larval stageNot relevant   
Reproduction Preferences Additional Information
Reproduction References Gibson & Batty, 1990, Rijnsdorp, 1989, Van der Veer, 1986,
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