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Synonyms for roe

fish eggs or egg-filled ovary

eggs of female fish

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the egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster

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the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish

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Started breeding the fish eggs and fish depend on availability.
It establishes new controls on the importation of fish eggs and new rules to raise sanitary and environmental standards, as well as reduces the density of the fish raised through cage farming.
For many years, a fungal removal agent called malachite green was commonly used to control parasitic water mold on fish eggs.
Reptile eggs, bird eggs, fish eggs, insect eggs, and even dinosaur eggs are all strikingly represented in watercolors and ink.
Millions of fish eggs have again been lost to the river and many more will perish unless there is a radical change in the weather.
With the pond's natural crevices and iris providing a safe haven for fish eggs, today some 150 fish compete for space in the small pond.
Abstract--The number of pelagic fish eggs (cod and cunner) found in stomachs of capelin (Mallotus villosus) sampled in coastal Newfoundland was used to estimate the encounter rates between capelin and prey, and thus the effective volume swept by capelin.
Fish eggs, in contrast, have a tinyhole--a micropile--that a sperm must find and enter.
Benefit: Those fish eggs are loaded with protein, and their cellular structure is remarkably similar to that of human collagen.
Other salt-cured fish eggs from species such as salmon or trout are less expensive.
Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 2005 - (JCNN) - The Shizuoka Prefectural Institute of Fisheries, which is cultivating salmonid fish, has confirmed that Kobe Steel's KENI FINE antibacterial plating technology can contain saprolegnia parasitism in fertilized fish eggs without harming the eggs.
He says power plant water usage can also potentially harm fish eggs and larvae and a variety of other aquatic biota in their early stages.
The objects, which could have been Christmas ornaments, novelty gift packaging, or fish eggs, contained fake snowballs, which looked a little like the real thing and a little like their Hostess snack cousins.
Built into the whole cloth of the lipid hypothesis is the postulate that the traditional foods of our ancestors--the butter, cream, eggs, liver, meat and fish eggs that Dr.
And the wrecked tanker oozing oil at the ocean bottom threatens the entire marine food chain, as oil particles pass from tiny microbes called zooplankton to the small fish that eat them, and so on; even tiny amounts of crude oil can damage fish eggs and embryos, according to a National Marine Fisheries Services study.