Reproduction of Annachlamys flabellata, Comptopallium radula and Mimachlamys gloriosa (Mollusca: Pectinidae) in the south-west lagoon of New Caledonia

@inproceedings{Lefort1994ReproductionOA,
  title={Reproduction of Annachlamys flabellata, Comptopallium radula and Mimachlamys gloriosa (Mollusca: Pectinidae) in the south-west lagoon of New Caledonia},
  author={Yves Lefort and Jacques Clavier},
  year={1994}
}
Resume In the south-west lagoon of New Caledonia, the first sexual maturity size is 45 mm for Annachlamys flabellata (Bernadi), 60 mm for Comptopallium radula (L.) and 50 mm for Mimachlamys gloriosa (Reeve). The global sex-ratio was not significantly different from 1:l for C. radula unlike A. flabellata and M. gloriosa (1.3:l for two species). The significantly greater mean size of females suggests a protandric sex reversal. The reproductive cycle was studied monthly for two years for M… CONTINUE READING

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