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Larvae Information Summary for  Cheilopogon heterurus
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Main Ref: Bertolini, F., U. D'Ancona, E. Padoa Montalenti, S. Ranzi, L. Sanzo, A. Sparta, E. Tortonese and M. Vialli 1956
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)     5.8  
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development in close association with substrate
Larval area to be filled
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk unsegmented Oil globules  
Rows on tail  
Other melanophores on tail  
Post larvae
Striking feature other
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal normal (not striking)
Striking feature other
Shape of gut elongated
Gas bladder   early pigmented late pigmented
Spinal armature   early no spines late no spines
Pigmentation early
Rows on tail dorsal + ventral row
Other melanophores on tail tail partly covered with melanophores
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Pigmentation late
Rows on tail dorsal + ventral row
Other melanophores on tail tail partly covered with melanophores
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Urostyle region   early pigmented late pigmented
Peritoneum covered with melanophores
Pectorals strikingly large covered with melanophores
Pelvics strikingly large or elongated with melanophores
At 7-8 mm pectorals not reaching to insertion of ventrals; these not reaching to anus. At 13-14mm pectorals not reaching anus. Anal rays 9. Barbels present.
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae
max     Jan Feb Mar Apr
min   May Jun Jul Aug
mod 6   Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
Entered by: Papasissi,Christine - 29.10.90
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 18.02.91
Checked by: Giovanardi,Otello - 18.02.91
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