Egg Characteristics of Mullus surmuletus
Main Ref. Russell, F.S., 1976
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth, not sticky
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Yolk peripherally segmented. Melanophores on the posterior half of the oil globule. When the embryo is about half way round the yolk 2 lateral rows of melanophores develop on the body. Some of them on the yolk as well (Ref. 37). Eggs hatch in 3 to 8 days (Ref. 92286).
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