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Livebearing[edit | edit source]

Gravid is term used in biology to describe the conditon of a female livebearing fish when carrying young internally. AKA pregnant.[1]

See also gravid spot.

Typical examples are Guppies or Mollies.

Egglaying[edit | edit source]

Gravid female Betta Splendens

With egglaying fish gravid means 'full of eggs'.[2]

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