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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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because these populations spawn synchronously during a restricted period of a few hours in the early night, and sampling time is restricted to just after spawning (Hunter and Goldberg, 1980; Hunter and Macewicz, 1985; Funamoto and Aoki, 2002).
We analyzed 58 successful and 5 unsuccessful spawns performed by the resident male and several female Nocomis leptocephalus and 10 spawns disrupted by a male C.
However, over the 2-year period, the maximum egg production from individual spawns occurred most often at greater illumination phases of the moon.
The immature, developing stage identified females that were immature and unlikely to spawn but had ovaries containing cortical alveoli stage oocytes (which otherwise identified mature, developing females).
Many species of reef fish aggregate seasonally in large numbers to spawn at predictable times and sites (Johannes, 1978; Sadovy, 1996; Domeier and Colin, 1997).
Data on timing, location, and magnitude of herring spawning events for the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 spawning seasons were obtained from the herring spawn survey conducted by the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG).
Hydration of oocytes began in the morning, and ovulation occurred at sunset of that same day; therefore females with hydrated oocytes were ready to spawn within hours.
Whitemouth croaker of the Rio de la Plata estuary spawn in the region of high salinity gradients.
Hence, although yellowfin sole spawns eggs intermittently in batches, they undergo a group synchronous mode of oocyte development.
There is no concise data available regarding spawns but according to a user called Rathbunkum, there might be many variations in the spawning rates.
plagiostomus spawn twice a year, once in March-April and then in October-November.
This study analyzed the quality of recently spawned eggs and of juveniles over five and six consecutive spawns, respectively, in a caridean shrimp Neocaridina davidi with direct development.
The Little Manistee produces a fall-run strain that spawns much earlier, sometimes during winter.
However, the use of high density hapas may reduce the frequency of spawns and the number of eggs/spawning, suggesting that the density would vary between 2 and 6 fishes [m.