Translation of oviparous in Spanish:


ovíparo, adj.

Pronunciation /əʊˈvɪp(ə)rəs//oʊˈvɪpərəs/


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    • Females are oviparous and broadcast spawn eggs in the water column as the male does sperm.
    • In contrast, our experimental study of an oviparous species that does not have parental care is of considerable interest, as any observed family resemblance is likely to be less dependent on pre- and postnatal influences.
    • In oviparous species, females can enhance reproductive success by investing in the size, quality, and number of eggs.
    • The regulation of hatching behavior in oviparous animals is important for successful reproduction, but is poorly understood.
    • In oviparous animals this can include prefertilization decisions such as the production of larger eggs and the deposition of hormones, such as the steroid testosterone, into yolks.