Egg Characteristics of Leuresthes tenuis
 
Main Ref. Watson, W., 1996
Place of Development in sand or gravel
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule orange/red
Additional Characters Yolk is homogenous, with 1.1-2.0 mm in diameter, and yellow-green to orange in color (Ref. 36497). Oil globule number may reach over 115, but coalesces to one (Ref. 36497). Oil globules are orange at first, fading to yellow (Ref. 36497). Melanophores are present on dorsum and intestine of embryo by day 3-4 (Ref. 36497). Vitelline circulatory system unbranched and looping (Ref. 43413). Also Ref. 43430.
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 11.10.00
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