Reproduction of Hedgpethia nasica
Document Source: http://sealifebase.org/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=56872&GenusName=Hedgpethia&SpeciesName=nasica&fc=3&StockCode=9710
 
Main Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Mode dioecism
Fertilization external
Spawning Frequency
Batch Spawner No
Reproductive Guild bearers
External brooders
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults.
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 06.11.15
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