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The Biology of Sharks and Rays$
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Peter A. Klimley and Steven Oerding

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226442495

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.001.0001

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Courtship and Reproduction

Courtship and Reproduction

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(p.265) Chapter 11 Courtship and Reproduction
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The Biology of Sharks and Rays
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A. Peter Klimley

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.003.0011

This chapter discusses the courtship behavior and reproductive biology of sharks and rays. It covers the spermatogenesis and sexual maturation of male sharks and rays; sexual maturation and embryonic development of female sharks and rays; the reproductive cycle; courtship and copulation; and promiscuity and multiple paternity.

Keywords:   sharks, rays, reproductive biology, sexual maturation, spermatogenesis, embryonic development, copulation

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