Methodology: on release

ID: 67


  • Oocyte size at maturity should ideally measured once oocytes have been released from the colony in broadcast spawners. Both histology and dissection are less accurate because it is difficult to be certain oocytes are mature and the shapes of oocytes are highly irregular prior to release.

Used for traits:

Added by: Andrew Baird

Observations using this methodology

Dipsastraea pallida

Echinophyllia aspera

Echinopora gemmacea

Favites abdita

Favites complanata

Favites halicora

Galaxea fascicularis

Goniastrea retiformis

Goniopora lobata

Goniopora norfolkensis

Homophyllia bowerbanki

Hydnophora exesa