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Larvae Information Summary for  Urophycis tenuis
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Main Ref: Bigelow, H.B. and W.C. Schroeder 1953
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Middle Atlantic Bight (Gulf of Maine, Virginia, New Jersey)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
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 vertebrae 51 47   32309
  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. - 18.08.00
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 20.02.02
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