Larvae Information Summary for  Fundulus waccamensis
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Main Ref: Shute, P.W., D.G. Lindquist and J.R. Shute 1983
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)     8.1 38722
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Lake Waccamaw
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Presence of large pectoral fin bud. Several caudal rays are developed. Pigmentation: melanophores are present on the head and dorsal and ventral aspects of body.
  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. - 05.11.10
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