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Long Story Shorts: Broadcast Spawning - Hakai Institute

Long Story Shorts: Broadcast Spawning


If potential parents can’t meet face-to-face, broadcast spawning is the perfect way for animals to make babies. So many ocean creatures send sperm to meet egg out in the world.

Produced by Kristina Blanchflower and Josh Silberg

Animations by Kristina Blanchflower

Illustrations by Mercedes Minck

Mussel footage by Grant Callegari

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