Egg Characteristics of Argentina sialis
 
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 sculptured
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Yolk is segmented (Ref. 265). Envelope has pustules (pronounced raised bumps on inner surface) (Ref. 265). Oil globule is located at the vegetal pole (Ref. 265). Diagnostic characters: Pustules more pronounced than in bathylagid eggs (Ref. 265). Pigment is present on the nape, anterior trunk, gut terminus and tip of tail of embryo (Ref. 35603).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 01.20.00
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 09.18.00
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