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Larvae Information Summary for  Entosphenus folletti
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Main Ref: Renaud, C.B. 2011
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development  
Larval area Global
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  
Ammocoetes: approximated max. size at least 228 mm TL (based on adult size), largest recorded at 153 mm TL; body proportions, as percentage of TL (based on 25 specimens 78-153 mm TL): 6.1-9.0 prebranchial length, 10.1-13.7 branchial length, 47.0-52.4 trunk length and 30.5-35.2 tail length; trunk myomeres, 56-65. Pigmentation in ammocoetes (- = absence to trace; + = 1% to under 25%; ++ = 25% to under 75%; +++ = 75% or more): upper lip, ++ (20% of specimens) or +++ (80%); subocular, ++ (8%) or +++ (92%); lower prebranchial, ++ (12%) or +++ (88%); upper branchial, ++ (88%) or +++ (12%); lower branchial, none; caudal fin, ++ (32%) or +++ (68%); tongue precursor bulb, + or ++; along elastic ridge of tongue precursor, +++; lateral line neuromasts, unpigmented; caudal fin shape, spade-like. Metamorphosing ammocoetes: lengths unrecorded.
  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: Hilomen,Teresa - 23.10.13
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