LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY
Age, Size, Lifespan
Maturation age of adult Carinoma tremaphoros, typically 4 cm in length (1.6 inches), is probably 6 mos.
Adult Carinoma tremaphoros is considered common in the Indian River Lagoon, FL.
Carinoma tremaphoros displays a gonochoristic mode of sexuality, with external outcross fertilization. It likely has one reproductive cycle per year, which lasts approximately 2 months.
Probable time for egg development in Carinoma tremaphoros
is 2 days, while the larval period lasts several weeks.