Development of morphology and swimming in larvae of a coral-reef fish, the royal gramma, Gramma loreto (Grammatidae: Teleostei)

We used reared larvae of Gramma loreto sized 5.5 to 10.5 mm to study ontogeny of morphology and swim- ming. The larvae are slender to moderate in depth, with laterally compressed bodies, about 28 myomeres, a coiled gut that is not compact, extending to 50% to 60% of body length, an inconspicuous g...

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Main Authors: Jeffrey M. Leis, Suzanne Bullock, Alain Duday, Charles Guion, René Galzin
Format: Article
Published: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas 2012-06-01
Series:Scientia Marina
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