Egg Characteristics of Abantennarius nummifer
Main Ref. Thresher, R.E., 1984
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Eggs are produced in a gelatinous floating mass or 'raft' where the eggs remain embedded until hatching (Ref. 240). Egg ratf is of the balloon type rather than a 'veil' or scroll which measures about 5 cm wide and 7 cm long (Ref. 47285). Each raft may contain about 48,800 eggs (Ref. 47285).
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