Egg Characteristics of Alosa aestivalis
Main Ref. Jones, P.W., F.D. Martin and J.D. Hardy Jr., 1978
Place of Development on the bottom (demersal)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes smooth, sticky
Color of Eggs yellow,orange,amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Perivitelline space about 1/4 of egg radius (Ref. 4639). Capsule relatively thick with inner surface appearing finely corrugated (Ref. 4639). Yolk granular; oil globules small, unequal, scattered (Ref. 4639).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.31.01
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