zebra fish

PZ Myers myers at astro.ocis.temple.edu
Tue Jun 1 12:18:14 EST 1999

In article <7j1199$cci at net.bio.net>, Donna Blaszkowski <dchb at erols.com> wrote:

>hello, my name is lauren and i attend cardinal ohara high school, my
>friend and i are breeding zebra danios as an experiment in school. We
>have found two baby fish but are having trouble finding eggs. Could you
>tell me what to look for when searching for eggs? Thank you for your

They are nearly transparent, so you need to look for small pearly balls
about 1mm in diameter. The older fish are pigmented and dark, like the
ones you've already found, but the freshly-laid eggs are very, very pale.

PZ Myers

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