Egg Characteristics of Anchoa mitchilli
Main Ref. Scotton, L.N., R.E. Smith, N.S. Smith, K.S. Price and D.P. de Sylva, 1973
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg ovoid
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters At higher salinities, e.g. above 31ppt, buoyant until hatching. At lower salinities, eggs buoyant when newly spawned but becoming demersal after about 12-16 hours after fertilization (Ref. 8590). Eggs slightly elongate, major axis: 0.65-1.24 mm, minor axis: 0.64-1.12 mm (Ref. 40860).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 12.13.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 08.02.16
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