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Larvae Information Summary for  Stethojulis terina
( not available )

Main Ref: Okiyama, M. 1993
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Northwestern Pacific (Japan)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Rows on tail  
Other melanophores on tail  
Post larvae
Striking feature none
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal  
Striking feature none
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early no spines late no spines
Pigmentation early
Rows on tail dorsal row
Other melanophores on tail more than two dorso-ventral clusters or bands
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Urostyle region   early pigmented late pigmented
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. - 08.04.03
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