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Why does frogs produce so many gametes?

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In frogs fertilization is external, means it takes place outside female body. So to increase the chances of fertilization frog produce large no. Of gametes and basically sprays them over eggs released by female. read more

Basically, gametes are sex cells. You need sex cells, like sperm and eggs, to reproduce. Frogs, just like many other species at the foundation of our food chain, produce large quantities of gametes. Evolution has favored them to do so, to enable them to maintain their population at healthy, stable levels. Thanks for A2A Neha. read more

frogs and fish lay so many eggs at one time because the preform external fertilization, and because of this all of the eggs don't get fertilized. read more

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