Egg Characteristics of Latimeria chalumnae
Main Ref. Heemstra, P.C., 2000
Place of Development in female (livebearers)
Shape of Egg spherical
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters The eggs are 9 cm in diameter and over 325 g in weight, thus the largest eggs known for fishes. Off Kenya, egg diameter from captured specimen ranges from 7.5-8.7 cm, weighing 115-274 g (Ref. 46167).
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Entered by Froese, Rainer on 05.04.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.13.03
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