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Biology

The leopard torpedo is an ovoviviparous fish (6), meaning that the young develop inside a weakly-formed egg shell within the adult female, receiving nourishment from their yolk sac. The young hatch inside the female and are then 'born' live (7). Sexual maturity is believed to be reached before the leopard torpedo reaches a length of 28.1 centimetres (3), but nothing else is known about the biology of this fish.

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