Egg Characteristics of Scophthalmus maximus
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 When the embryo is a little over half way around the yolk: chromatophores appear over the head, trunk and oil globule, and black fine pigment on either side of the notochord and a few larger ones over the oil globule. Reddish appearance.
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
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