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Larvae Information Summary for  Carassius auratus
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Main Ref: Pinder, A.C. 2001
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)     3.5 41678
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development in close association with substrate
Larval area Western Europe; Northeast Asia (Japan)
Yolk-sac other   pigmented Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules no oil globule
Melanophores on head + trunk melanophores on trunk
Yolk is absorbed at lengths from 5.0 to 5.5 mm. Pigmentation: No pigment on lateral line. Pigment present on the dorsal line.
Post larvae
Striking feature none
Striking shape lateral normal (not striking) dorsal  
Striking feature none
Shape of gut elongated
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
  L 1st feeding Ref. Months of presence of larvae    Ref. 
max     Jan Feb Mar Apr
min   May Jun Jul Aug
mod     Sep Oct Nov Dec
Water parameters     Metric characters
Entered by: Luna,Susan M. - 15.04.02
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 10.01.03
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