BIOTIC Species Information for Malacoceros fuliginosus
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Researched byDan Bayley Data supplied byMBA
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typeGonochoristic
Developmental mechanismPlanktotrophic
Reproductive SeasonApril - July Reproductive LocationAdult burrow
Reproductive frequency Regeneration potential No
Life span1-2 years Age at reproductive maturity1 year
Generation time Fecundity11000 eggs per spawning event
Egg/propagule size160 µ m diameter Fertilization typeExternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potential Larval settlement period
Duration of larval stage   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationLarvae develop 0-14 setiger during pelagic planktotrophic period before settling.
Reproduction References Giangrande, 1997, Gudmundsson, 1985,
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