Egg Characteristics of Fundulus parvipinnis
Main Ref. Watson, W., 1996
Place of Development on the bottom (demersal)
Shape of Egg ovoid
Attributes with filaments, sticky
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Shell diameter: 2.3-2.8 x 2.4-2.8 mm, with smal adhesive filaments scattered on chorion which attach the eggs to the spawning substrate (Ref. 36572). Yolk is homogeneous with some weak segmentation occasionally visible (Ref. 36572). Yolk is also unpigmented; melanophores form on dorsal and dorsolateral surfaces of embryo, internally along notochord, on yolk adjacent to embryo, and on vitelline blood vessels (Ref. 36572). Number of oil globules may reach more than 200 (Ref. 36572). Also Ref. 45992, 45993.
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 11.13.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.04.03
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