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Larvae Information Summary for  Lithodes santolla
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Main Ref: Lovrich, G.A. and J.H. Vinuesa 1999
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm) 2      
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development in brood pouch
Larval area Beagle Channel, Argentina
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Embryos develop into lecithotrophic or facultative larvae, which passes through three zoeal and one megalopal stages. Zoeal size at hatching measures 2 mm CL. Development occurs at 7-8°C.
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
  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: Parducho,Vina Angelica - 29.09.15
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