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Larvae Information Summary for  Sarotherodon melanotheron
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Main Ref: Trewavas, E. 1983
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm) 11.5 9.2 10.4  
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development in mouth (mouthbrooders)
Larval area to be filled
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
  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. - 19.10.90
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