Larvae Information Summary for  Dermogenys pusilla
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Main Ref: Jeyaseelan, M.J.P. 1998
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development  
Larval area Indo-West Pacific
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature lower jaw strongly projecting
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature lower jaw strongly projecting
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Lower jaw largely protruding. Dorsal fin origin behind anal fin. Caudal fin almost round and mildly forked. Pigmentation: Starts as a line from the middle of the lateral side above the pelvic fin and runs posteriorly up to the caudal base. A mild blotch at the base of the caudal fin. A prominent red streak at the base of the dorsal fin occupying two thirds of the length horizontally.
  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. - 18.11.02
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