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1. Their larvae feed on glandular secretions and develop within the female's oviduct, often for long periods.

2. In less flexible species the two sharks swim parallel to each other while the male inserts a clasper into the female's oviduct.

3. The fertilized eggs develop within the female's oviduct.

4. Modes of reproduction include based on relations between zygote and parents: Some insects, notably tachinid flies, are ovolarviparous, which means that the embryos develop into the first larval stage (instar) within the eggs while still in the female's oviduct.

5. Recent research suggests that mammalian sperm employ thermotaxis to move to an appropriate location in the female's oviduct (see Sperm guidance).

6. The sperm is preserved in the female's oviduct.

7. The male then mounts the female, inserts the hectocotylus under the mantle of the female, and releases the sperm into the female’s oviduct.

8. The hectocotylus is inserted under the mantle of the female and spermatophores are released into the female’s oviduct.

9. This salamander is ovoviviparous, with the developing embryos being retained in the female's oviduct.

10. Six to 14 young with gills develop inside the female's oviduct.

11. After mating, the fertilized eggs develop within the female's oviduct.

12. The male first "mounts" the females mantle, then inserts the hectocotylus, an arm that acts as a "tube", to allow the sperm to enter the female's oviduct.

13. Sperm flows from this into the female's oviduct over a period of a few minutes or up to an hour, depending on species.

14. The fertilized eggs develop within the female's oviduct.

15. After mating, the fertilized eggs develop within the female's oviduct.

16. The sperm is preserved in the female's oviduct.

17. They are viviparous, meaning the eggs hatch in the female's oviduct before the young are born - “Vivipary is thought to be an adaptation to New Zealand’s cooling climate during the ice ages – most other viviparous lizards occur in colder regions of the world”. They mate once a year, usually in spring or summer.