Egg Characteristics of Oreochromis mossambicus
 
Main Ref. Trewavas, E., 1982
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 The eggs are bright yellow or yellowish brown in freshwater, paler in salt water. They neither have filaments nor adhesive layer.
Get Information on Scirus
 
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 10.19.90
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B. on 10.05.94
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