Reproduction of Anarhichas minor
Document source:
Main Ref. Muus, B. and P. Dahlström, 1978
Mode dioecism
Fertilization internal (oviduct)
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Spawning aggregation Ref.  
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
Parental Care
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Spawning happens between the months of September and January at 250 m depth. Females lay great egg bunches in nests built on the ground. The size of the eggs increases with the size of the female. Egg size 5-6 mm, larval length at hatching 21-24 mm.
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Entered by Froese, Rainer on 02.12.99
Modified by Froese, Rainer on 02.24.13
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