The term spawning means, discharge or deposition of eggs and sperm into water by aquatic animals. Most water animals, with the exception of aquatic vertebrates and reptiles, procreate by this method. Spawning comprises of the conceptive cells (gametes) of many animals living under water, some of which will progress for fertilization. In this process the female discharges exceptionally large amount of ovum into the water body simultaneously the males release the spermatozoa into the water in order to fertilize the eggs.

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