BIOTIC Species Information for Chaetozone setosa
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive type Developmental mechanismLecithotrophic
Reproductive SeasonSee additional information Reproductive LocationInsufficient information
Reproductive frequencyAnnual episodic Regeneration potential No
Life span1-2 years Age at reproductive maturity
Generation timeInsufficient information Fecundity
Egg/propagule size Fertilization typeInsufficient information
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialInsufficient information Larval settlement periodInsufficient information
Duration of larval stage   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationReproductive period varies with location even on a small scale: spawning in Northumberland ranged from Feb-April or Nov-Jan in intertidal populations to Nov-Dec in a subtidal populations (Christie, 1985). June-Sept in English Channel (Hily, 1987). Adults with eggs found all year in Bay of Brest. Curtis (1977) suggested that a population from west Greenland had direct development .
Reproduction References Christie, 1985, Curtis, 1977, Eckert, 2003, Giangrande, 1997, Christie, 1985,
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