Reproduction of Paralepas lithotryae
Document Source: http://www.sealifebase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=130351&GenusName=Paralepas&SpeciesName=lithotryae&fc=764&StockCode=69183
 
Main Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Mode
Fertilization external
Spawning Frequency
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Members of the superorder Thoracica are mostly hermaphroditic. Broadcast spawners, fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into planktonic nauplii and leave the mantle cavity. Afterwards, they undergo six naupliar instars succeded by nonfeeding cypris larva (settling stage) which later metamorphose into adults.
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.10.15
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