Egg Characteristics of Oreochromis aureus
Main Ref. Trewavas, E., 1983
Place of Development in mouth (mouthbrooders)
Shape of Egg ovoid
Attributes smooth, not sticky
Color of Eggs yellow, orange, amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Eggs are elliptical in shape, about 2.5 mm across at the longest point. Ripe ova range from 1.94 to 2.95 mm (Ref. 96). In Lake Kinneret, egg diameter in ripe females ranges from 2.50 to 2.96 mm long and 2.10 to 2.25 mm wide (Ref. 351).
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Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 01.24.91
Modified by Musschoot, Tobias on 07.08.05
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