Egg Characteristics of Engraulis japonicus
Main Ref. Whitehead, P.J.P., G.J. Nelson and T. Wongratana, 1988
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg ovoid
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Egg hatches in about 30 hours at 20 to 25°C, or 48 hours at 18°C (Ref. 189). Eggs are primarily inshore. Spawning maxima are confined to a 200 km long inshore zone at the southern limit of anchovy fishing operations in South African waters and eggs were present from October to January (Ref. 5447).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B. on 09.27.97
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