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Larvae Information Summary for  Decapterus macrosoma
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Main Ref: Hsieh, C.H. and T.S. Chiu 2002
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area southern East China Sea and northern Taiwan Strait
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature none
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal  
Striking feature none
Shape of gut triangular
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early opercular spines only late  
Urostyle region   early unpigmented late unpigmented
Pectorals normal  
Pelvics normal (i.e. small or absent)  
  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. - 25.09.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 20.03.03
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