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Larvae Information Summary for  Flagellostomias boureei
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Main Ref: Kawaguchi, K. and H.G. Moser 1984
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Eastern Atlantic; Northwestern Pacific (Japan)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature light organs
Striking shape lateral eel-like dorsal  
Striking feature light organs
Shape of gut tube-like
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Gut not trailing. Pigmentation: Transformation: 1 melanophore on each dorsal myomere; 1-2 melanophores on each hypaxial myoseptum.
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae
max     Jan Feb Mar Apr
min   May Jun Jul Aug
mod     Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
Entered by: Luna,Susan M. - 06.11.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 08.01.03
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