Insemination, intrafollicular fertilization and development of the fertilization plug during gestation in Heterandria formosa (Poeciliidae).

@article{Uribe2018InseminationIF,
  title={Insemination, intrafollicular fertilization and development of the fertilization plug during gestation in Heterandria formosa (Poeciliidae).},
  author={Mari Carmen Uribe and Harry J. Grier},
  journal={Journal of morphology},
  year={2018},
  volume={279 7},
  pages={
          970-980
        }
}
The viviparous teleost Heterandria formosa is a remarkable species for its reproductive characters including: (a) the smallest oocyte in viviparous fish species; (b) a high level of matrotrophy with a complex placenta; and (c) the highest level of superfetation. Superfetation involves (d) the continuous development of oocytes and fertilization at the same… CONTINUE READING