How Do Scallops Breed?

27 September 2018, 11:19

Scallops
Scallops. Picture: Getty

How Do Scallops Multiply?

Question:

How do Scallops multiply?

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Answer: Scallops reproduce by a process called spawning which requires no physical contact. It is simply when the males release their sperm simultaneously to the females releasing their eggs and the sperm then soaks through the water and fertilises the eggs.

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