Egg of Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus, 1758). Specimen 2

Chordata: Actinopterygii: Clupeiformes: Engraulidae

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10x Plan Fluor / 20x Plan Apo / 40x Plan Fluor / 60x Plan Fluor. Polarization / DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. July, 21th 2017.

Diagnostic features
Eggs ovoid in shape, with small perivitelline space; without oil globules and  with segmented yolk.


Ehrenbaum (1905-1909)

Castellani, C. & Edwards, M. (2017). Marine plankton. A practical guide to ecology, methodology and taxonomy. Oxford University Press. (see Figure 418).
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. 141).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 81).
Ré, P. & Meneses, I. (2008). Early stages of marine fishes occurring in the Iberian Peninsula. IPIMAR/IMAR: 282 pp. (see Plate 5).

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