BIOTIC Species Information for Galathea spp.
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Researched byDan Bayley
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive type Developmental mechanismBrooding
Planktotrophic
Reproductive Season Reproductive Location
Reproductive frequency Regeneration potential No
Life span3-5 years Age at reproductive maturity<1 year
Generation time Fecundity30 - 600
Egg/propagule size Fertilization typeInternal
Larvae/Juveniles
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potential Larval settlement periodApril - August
Duration of larval stage6 months   
Reproduction Preferences Additional Information
Reproduction References Lebour, 1930, Lebour, 1931, Newell & Newell, 1977,
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