Egg Characteristics of Chanos chanos
Main Ref. Schuster, W.H., 1960
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth, not sticky
Color of Eggs transparent
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters The yolk of the Chanos chanos egg is yellowish and segmented , but the segmentation is considered finer than the eggs of related clupeids. Perivitelline space narrow. Chorion smooth. Larvae hatch in about 24 hours.
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.23.03
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