Egg Characteristics of Ctenopharyngodon idella
 
Main Ref. Shireman, J.V. and C.R. Smith, 1983
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth, not sticky
Color of Eggs yellow, orange, amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters On ovulation, the egg is 1.2 - 1.3 mm in diameter with a two-layer membrane immediately adjacent to the yolk. The outer layer has adhesive properties which disappears during fertilization. The eggs are bathypelagic in flowing waters.
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
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