Larvae Information Summary for  Trachinocephalus myops
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Main Ref: Fahay, M. 1983
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Mid-Atlantic Bight; Northwestern Pacific (Japan)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral eel-like dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut tube-like
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Peritoneum with row of melanophores
Body elongated with long gut and large mouth; adipose fin present; transformation occurs at a large size (Ref. 65). Paired pigment spots on the peritoneum (Ref. 35938).
Meristic characters
  max min mod Ref.
Total number of myomeres 57 54   68
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae    Ref. 
max     Jan Feb Mar Apr
min   May Jun Jul Aug
mod     Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
Entered by: Luna,Susan M. - 10.08.00
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 10.01.03
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