Scomber eggs

Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758

Chordata: Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Scombridae

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4x Plan Fluor / 10x Plan Fluor / 40x Plan Fluor. DIC / Polarization / Phase Contrast. Sampled in Bay of Santander. March, 18th 2017.

Diagnostic features
Eggs spheric in shape, with small perivitelline space; with unsegmented yolk; one yellow oil globule with melanophores.

 

 

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Ehrenbaum (1905-1909)

References
Castellani, C. & Edwards, M. (2017). Marine plankton. A practical guide to ecology, methodology and taxonomy. Oxford University Press. (see Figure 448).
Ehrenbaum (1905-1909). Eier und Larven von Fischen, andere Eier und Cysten. In: Brandt, K. & Apstein, C (1901-1928). Nordisches Plankton. Verlag von Lipsius & Tischer, Kiel. (see Fig. 15).
Ré, P. & Meneses, I. (2008). Early stages of marine fishes occurring in the Iberian Peninsula. IPIMAR/IMAR: 282 pp. (see Plate 65).

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