Egg Characteristics of Acipenser oxyrinchus
 
Main Ref. Jones, P.W., F.D. Martin and J.D. Hardy Jr., 1978
Place of Development on the bottom (demersal)
Shape of Egg ovoid
Attributes other, sticky
Color of Eggs yellow,orange,amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Egg with distinct cross- or star-shaped pigment patch at animal pole (Ref. 4639). Egg capsule distinctly 2 layered with outer layer comprised of a viscous substance, strongly adhesive, and firmly attached to substrate (stones and vegetation) within 20 minutes (Ref. 4639, 57533).
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( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.23.01
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 04.15.08
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