Larvae Information Summary for  Siganus vermiculatus
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Main Ref: Woodland, D.J. 1990
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area to be filled
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  
Postlarvae are found up to 15 miles offshore. The fry migrate into estuaries of creeks, living among mangrove roots, feeding on their surfaces.
  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: Capuli,Estelita Emily - 07.11.91
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 03.12.01
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