Egg Characteristics of Champsocephalus gunnari
Main Ref. Permitin, Y.Y., 1973
Place of Development on the bottom (demersal)
Shape of Egg spherical
Color of Eggs yellow,orange,amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Chorion is thin; yolk is homogeneous, compact and hyaline does not contain oil droplets (Ref. 50743). Eggs are demersal but the chorion being a bit thin does not preclude the possibity that the eggs may be benthopelagic or pelagic (Ref. 50743). In South Georgia: egg diameter = 3-4 mm (Ref. 89321). In Elephant Islands: egg diameter = 3.5-4.1 mm (Ref. 40010). In Kerguelen Islands: egg diameter = 3.2 mm (Ref. 7076). In Skiff Bank: egg diameter = 2.6 mm (Ref. 7076).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 07.23.04
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 02.10.12
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