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Larvae Information Summary for  Carassius carassius
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Main Ref: Laurila, S., J. Piironen and I.J. Holopainen 1987
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)     5 41678
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development in close association with substrate
Larval area Western Europe
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules no oil globule
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Yolk is absorbed at lengths from 7.0 to 7.5 mm. Pigmentation: No pigment on lateral line. Presence of pigments on the dorsal line.
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae
max 7.2 6438 Jan Feb Mar Apr
min 6.5 6438 May Jun Jul Aug
mod     Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
Entered by: Kuosmanen-Postila,Sari - 02.02.94
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 15.04.02
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