Egg Characteristics of Eretmochelys imbricata
Main Ref. Hirth, H.F., 1993
Place of Development in covered nest (i.e. burrow or tunnel)
Shape of Egg spherical
Color of Eggs white
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Egg diameter and weight vary depending on locality: Cays off Cape York, Australia (32.8-38.9 mm and 22.5-30.5 g); Campbell Island, Australia (32.3-40.7 mm and 19.5-32.5 g); Islands off Upolu Islands, West Samoa (34.0-36.0 mm and 23.0-25.9 g); Chuuk area, Guam (32.6 mm and 20.8 g); and, Palau (33.0-36.0 mm and 23 g).
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Entered by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 10.23.14
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