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Before hatching embryos of flathead mullet (Mugil cephalus) – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt)

Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)

This 1-min video shows embryos of Mugil cephalus prior to hatching. The artificial reproduction of grey mullet has ben attempted and initiated in some Mediterranean countries whereas mullet is an important food fish. The video was filmed in a marine hatchery in Alexandria, Egypt. At 25 C, the incubation period for fertilized eggs till hatching is about 110 hours. The embryo shown in the video may require about 30 hours before hatching.

 

 

 

 

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