Egg Characteristics of Gadus morhua
Main Ref. Russell, F.S., 1976
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth, not sticky
Color of Eggs transparent
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters A short time before hatching there are 2 postanal bars of melanophores and 1 or 2 cells in the ventral caudal region. Black pigment over the abdomen and in the occipital regions. Typical egg diameters in the Baltic are 1.5-1.8 mm (Ref. 41, 5922, 5944). Mean egg diameter in the Barents Sea = 1.39 mm (Ref. 124126).
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