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Larvae Information Summary for  Hirundichthys oxycephalus
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Main Ref: Jeyaseelan, M.J.P. 1998
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Northwestern Pacific (Japan)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature other
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal  
Striking feature other
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Pectorals strikingly large  
Pelvics strikingly large or elongated  
Pectoral fins are dark with a small pale basal triangle and a narrow pale margin. Barbels absent.
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae    Ref. 
max     Jan Feb Mar Apr
min   May Jun Jul Aug
mod     Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
Entered by: Luna,Susan M. - 18.11.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 20.02.03
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