ovoviviparity


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ovoviviparity

the characteristic of being ovoviparous.
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They apparently oviposit within the test where the eggs quickly hatch, a form of ovoviviparity found in other species of the subfamily Tachardininae (Kapur 1962).
While most scorpaenoids share ovoviviparity with most other teleosts, Sebastes, Sebastiscus, and possibly Helicolenus share the unique pattern of internal fertilization, intraovarian embryological development with maternal contribution to nutrition, and production of many ([~10.