Larvae Information Summary for  Ethmalosa fimbriata
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Main Ref: Bainbridge, V. 1961
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)     1.97 5305
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area to be filled
Yolk-sac ovoid     Ref: 5305
Yolk segmented Oil globules more than one oil globule
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Caudal region with patches of pigment ventrally. Eyes pigmented.
Post larvae
Striking feature none
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal normal (not striking)
Striking feature none
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Meristic characters
  max min mod Ref.
Total number of myomeres     40 5305
Preanal number of myomeres     36 5305
  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: Binohlan,Crispina B. - 19.03.93
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