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Larvae Information Summary for  Gonorynchus abbreviatus
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Main Ref: Hermes, R. 1987
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Northwest Pacific (Taiwan, 20-22°N and southern Sea of Japan)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Post larvae
Striking feature duck-billed shape of head
Striking shape lateral eel-like dorsal compressed
Striking feature duck-billed shape of head
Shape of gut tube-like
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Pectorals normal  
From 18 mm, presence of a series of conspicuous midlateral pigment spots beginning posterior to the origin of the pectoral fins.
  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: Luna,Susan M. - 25.06.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 10.01.03
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