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Synonyms for spawn

to produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind

Synonyms for spawn

the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

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call forth

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lay spawn

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In the western Pacific, Nakamura (1944) reported that blue marlin spawned off Taiwan.
The diameters of about 30 oocytes were measured from individuals that had spawned.
Spawning during low-light conditions may occur to reduce predation rates on both freshly spawned eggs and spawning adults (Lobel, 1978; Holt et al.
However, these effects were observed after most, if not all, animals in each group had already spawned.
It isn't known if the small-mouths spawning in summer in Nebish Lake were spawning for the first time that year or if they had already spawned that spring.
The fish spawned sporadically throughout October and November 1996, and by December 1996 were spawning daily.
A large number of mussels had spawned profusely and several tidepools were clouded with sperm and lined with a coating of orange oocytes.
Thirty-eight percent (n=90) of these were about to spawn when captured (stage 5a), 62% (n=147) had recently spawned (stage 5c), and one was running, ripe (stage 5b).
In spring, she apparently spawned twice with this male, leaving the feeding area for 5 days each time.
Subgroups rapidly rose up on the periphery of the school, spawned at the apex of the aggregation, and descended towards the bottom of the school again.
In 2000, 729% more juveniles were captured than in 1999, even though an estimated 12% fewer eggs were spawned in 2000.
Cyclic patterns of gonadosomatic indices (GSIs) indicated that both species spawned during spring and summer months.
At these frequencies, a female on average spawned a new batch of eggs every 3-4 days during the spawning season.