Larvae Information Summary for  Strangomera bentincki
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Main Ref: Herrera, G., E. TarifeƱo and M.C. Orellana 1987
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm) 3.2 2.5    
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Chile
Yolk-sac elongated     Ref:  
Yolk segmented Oil globules  
Length at birth = NL. At 5.1-5.3 mm NL, yolk is completely absorbed.
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Meristic characters
  max min mod Ref.
Total number of myomeres 48 44   52017
Preanal number of myomeres 36 34   52017
  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. - 18.08.04
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