egg capsule

egg capsule

[′eg ‚kap·səl]
(invertebrate zoology)
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The periodicity of egg capsule deposition within a breeding season increases with available food supply (Thais emarginata, Spight & Emlen 1976).
Egg masses collected from the breeding tank were measured for size, number of eggs, and diameter of egg capsule and strand.
We presented our students with these two challenges:They had to make the egg capsule touch down on land and splash down on sea, and it had to be cost-efficient.
A strip-search revealed a plastic egg capsule hidden about his person containing 37 rocks of crack cocaine worth PS740 and heroin worth PS700.
beaumonti for her specimens from Washington and reported that they laid corkscrew shaped egg masses with 4-14 eggs per egg capsule.
Young dogfish are about 10cm long when they eventually hatch after spending up to 11 months developing inside the egg capsule.
One of these was the discovery of several lots of a unique egg capsule belonging to a species of shark from the family Scyliorhinidae (catsharks).
The egg capsule on the side of the planned library; (inset) the precinct crossroads now, seen from the same angle, and below an aerial image of the city centre of the future.
In the bathroom there was a private sauna for two and a Dermalife machine - a space-age egg capsule.
00177 g, including a fraction of the egg capsule because the value is based on the dry weight of 34 egg capsules (1-2 days old) containing 2 to 403 eggs each (total of 7341 eggs, capsules collected from La Jolla Canyon 6 July and 11 September 2000); 2) the relationship of dorsal mantle length (L) and whole-body wet weight ([W.