Reproduction of Scyliorhinus stellaris
Document source: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=854&GenusName=Scyliorhinus&SpeciesName=stellaris&fc=10&StockCode=870
 
Main Ref. Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen, 1966
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild nonguarders
open water/substratum egg scatterers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Oviparous, with a single egg per oviduct (Ref. 244). Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). Size at hatching about 16 cm (Ref. 244).
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Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 01.25.99
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 02.06.04
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