S. pelagica is hermaphroditic, but cross-fertilizes through reciprocal copulation. Fertilization is internal. Characteristic of nudibranchs, the larva of S. pelagica pass through a planktonic trochophore-like stage (Kaestner 1967).
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Reproduction"
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Stephanie Fabritius, Southwestern University
Gabriel Vaughn, Southwestern University
Vaughn, G. 2000. "Scyllaea pelagica" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Scyllaea_pelagica.html
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