Reproduction of Alopias superciliosus
Document source: http://www.fishbase.de/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=2534&GenusName=Alopias&SpeciesName=superciliosus&fc=486&StockCode=2730
 
Main Ref. Gilmore, R.G., 1993
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency no obvious seasonal peak
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  Chen, C.-T., K.-M. Liu and Y.-C. Chang, 1997
Reproductive guild bearers
internal live bearers
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding on other ova produced by the mother (oophagy) after the yolk sac is absorbed (Ref. 50449). With 2-4 young per litter (usually 2) (Ref. 247). Size at birth between 64-106 cm (Ref. 247); 100-140 cm TL (Ref.58048). No fixed mating or birthing season. Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).
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Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 12.08.94
Modified by Wiethüchter, Anita on 02.13.08
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