BIOTIC Species Information for Leptasterias muelleri
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismDirect Development
Brooding
Reproductive SeasonMarch to April Reproductive LocationAs adult
Reproductive frequencyAnnual protracted Regeneration potential Yes
Life span3-5 years Age at reproductive maturityInsufficient information
Generation timeInsufficient information Fecundity100 to 1,000 or more
Egg/propagule size0.8-1.2 mm Fertilization typeExternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialNot relevant Larval settlement periodNot relevant
Duration of larval stageNot relevant   
Reproduction Preferences Additional Information
Reproduction References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Picton, 1993, Southward & Campbell, 2006, McEdward & Janies, 1993, Britt & Petersen, 1982, McEdward & Miner, 2001,
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