Larvae Information Summary for  Coelorinchus caelorhincus
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Main Ref: Bertolini, F., U. D'Ancona, E. Padoa Montalenti, S. Ranzi, L. Sanzo, A. Sparta, E. Tortonese and M. Vialli 1956
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)     4.2  
Preanal L. % TL     28.7  
Place of development planktonic
Larval area to be filled
Yolk-sac ovoid   pigmented Ref:  
Yolk unsegmented Oil globules one oil globulecentralventral
Rows on tail no rows
Other melanophores on tail two dorso-ventral clusters or bands
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Large primordial fin with black spots. Pectorals with strong peduncle, abdominal cavity protruding, intestine opening at mid-height of primord. In hatched larvae 80 myomeres, of which 11 preanal.
Post larvae
Striking feature other
Striking shape lateral other dorsal normal (not striking)
Striking feature other
Shape of gut triangular
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early no spines late no spines
Pigmentation early
Rows on tail ventral row
Other melanophores on tail tail with single melanophore
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on head + trunk
Peritoneum covered with melanophores
Pectorals strikingly large covered with melanophores
Pelvics normal (i.e. small or absent)  
Early larva with short and stocky head. Pectorals with peduncle.
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae
max     Jan Feb Mar Apr
min   May Jun Jul Aug
mod 4.6   Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
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