Egg Characteristics of Sardinops sagax
 
Main Ref. Matarese, A.C., A.W. Kendall, D.M. Blood and M.V. Vinter, 1989
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth, not sticky
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Large egg with thin, fragile chorion and wide perivitelline space; oil globule is small (Ref. 35601). Yolk is irregularly segmented (Ref. 265), 0.9-1.4 mm in diameter (Ref. 35601). Melanophores form along dorsum of embryo soon after blastophore closure (Ref. 35601).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 01.13.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 11.30.00
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