How does the Green Rough-Backed Puffer Fish reproduce?
Image Located at Picasa Web AlbumsReproduction is interesting and different in all types of organisms. In fish this process is pretty cool! The female Lagocephalus lunaris lays hundreds and hundreds of very small eggs. The male Lagocephalus lunaris fertilizes the eggs by releasing his sperm in the surrounding water. As the eggs grow and develop the water brings the needed nutrients.

Some other species of fish are fertilized within the female and she gives birth to live young. Also, others are fertilized internally and the female drops the fertilized eggs into a next of some sort.



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