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Larvae Information Summary for  Entosphenus minimus
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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 max. size 141 mm TL; body proportions (percentage of TL based on 102 specimens 37-111 mm TL): 6.8-11.1 prebranchial length, 11.7-17.5 branchial length, 47.5-53.3 trunk length and 23.7-31.4 tail length; trunk myomeres, 59-66; body coloration (preserved) uniformly yellowish brown; extent of pigmentation: 1% to <25% on upper lip, 75% or more on subocular and along elastic ridge of tongue precursor, 100% of specimens showing 75% or more pigmentation on lower prebranchial, upper branchial and caudal fin, and none on tongue precursor bulb; caudal fin shape, rounded.
  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 - 24.10.13
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