Egg Characteristics of Sarotherodon melanotheron
Main Ref. Trewavas, E., 1983
Place of Development in mouth (mouthbrooders)
Shape of Egg ovoid
Attributes , sticky
Color of Eggs yellow, orange, amber
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Eggs are orange colored. The number of eggs bore an inverse relation to the average weight of an egg. Exhibits biparental oral-brooding habit, principally paternal but occassionally maternal (Ref. 5457).
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( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Acosta, Belen on 10.19.90
Modified by Torres, Armi G. on 04.28.93
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