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Larvae Information Summary for  Lesueurigobius suerii
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Main Ref: Aboussouan, A. 1964
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development in close association with substrate
Larval area to be filled
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Rows on tail  
Other melanophores on tail  
Post larvae
Striking feature none
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal normal (not striking)
Striking feature none
Shape of gut elongated
Gas bladder   early pigmented late pigmented
Spinal armature   early no spines late no spines
Pigmentation early
Rows on tail ventral row
Other melanophores on tail one dorso-ventral cluster or band
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Rows on tail ventral row
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Pectorals normal  
Pelvics normal (i.e. small or absent)  
At 5 mm a dorsal melanophore at 2/3 of body, ventrally of the gorge 6-8 big chromatophores to the anus and 7 from anus to the peduncle caudal. Number of finrays: 1st D 6; 2nd D 13-14; A 13-14. At 10 mm some small chromatophores on the caudal fin.
Meristic characters
  max min mod Ref.
Total number of vertebrae 29 28 28  
  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: Papasissi,Christine - 29.10.90
Checked by: Giovanardi,Otello - 18.02.91
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