Larvae Information Summary for  Echiodon rendahli
( not available )

Main Ref: Thresher, R.E. 1984
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Southwestern Pacific (New Zealand)
Yolk-sac ovoid     Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
There is a small appendage on the dorsal trunk.
Post larvae
Striking feature some dorsal fin rays very elongated
Striking shape lateral eel-like dorsal normal (not striking)
Striking feature some dorsal fin rays very elongated
Shape of gut spherical or gut loop
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early no spines late no spines
A dorsal appendage (vexillum) is present. Gut is unusually long which extends out of the body and hangs like a ventral filament (Ref. 240).
  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
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