Egg Characteristics of Nerophis ophidion
Main Ref. Bertolini, F., U. D'Ancona, E. Padoa Montalenti, S. Ranzi, L. Sanzo, A. Sparta, E. Tortonese and M. Vialli, 1956
Place of Development in brood pouch
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth
Color of Eggs yellow,orange,amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Broad perivitelline space, diameter of yolk sphere 0.65-0.81 mm. Yolk with very bright citrus color and abundant different-sized oil drops. Thick capsule often with tufts of hydrozoa or diatoms.
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