Reproduction of Holothuria fuscocinerea
Document Source: http://sealifebase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=2380910&GenusName=Holothuria&SpeciesName=fuscocinerea&fc=101&StockCode=70944
 
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 class Holothuroidea are gonochoric and have only one gonad. Spawning and fertilization are both external and some exhibit brooding. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktotrophic larvae (auricularia) then into doliolaria (barrel-shaped stage) which later metamorphose into juvenile sea cucumbers.
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.22.15
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