Reproduction of Paratyphlotanais armatus
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Main Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Spawning Frequency
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild bearers
External brooders
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Members of the order Tanaidacea are gonochoric and exhibits sexual dimorphism. Mating usually occurs in the female's tube; fertilization occurs in the marsupium. Life cycle: Eggs develop into manca larvae and later grow into reproductive females. After producing 1 or 2 broods, they molt into reproductive males.
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.08.15
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