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Larvae Information Summary for  Engraulis japonicus
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Main Ref: Chiu, T.S. and C.H. Hsieh 2001
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Taiwan Strait
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature duck-billed shape of head
Striking shape lateral eel-like dorsal  
Striking feature duck-billed shape of head
Shape of gut tube-like
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. - 03.10.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 16.12.02
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