Ovoviviparous (Shark) Reproduction

Ovoviviparous

Most sharks reproduce ovoviviparous. Eggs are hatched inside the mother and are born live. Ovoviviparous young are fed by egg yolk until they hatch. Once hatched, the the mother gives birth to her offspring. What Does Ovoviviparous Mean? Ovoviviparous reproduction means that after fertilisation, eggs are formed and hatched inside the mother before live young … Read more

What Does Oviparious Mean (In Sharks)?

Oviparous

Oviparious reproduction happens when an animal reproduces with fertilized eggs. The eggs are fertilized inside the body of the female an laid before the start of embryonic development has started. What Are Oviparious Animals? Oviparious animals lay their eggs before any embryonic development has started. The most well known Oviparious animal is a chicken. The … Read more

5 Stages Of A Sharks Life Cycle

shark life cycle

The life cycle of a shark is (very broadly speaking) between 20 and 30 years. The first stage of the life cycle of a shark is fertilization, the second stage incubation and gestation, birth is the third stage and is followed by the growing period and adulthood. Stage 1: Fertilization The first stage in a … Read more