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Larvae Information Summary for  Symbolophorus barnardi
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Main Ref: Olivar, M.P., H.G. Moser and L.E. Beckley 1999
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL 47 64    
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Agulhas Current Region
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature light organs
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal  
Striking feature light organs
Shape of gut triangular
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Peritoneum with row of melanophores
Br2 not visible before 9 mm.
  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. - 21.03.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 21.03.02
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