Larvae Information Summary for  Gadus chalcogrammus
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Main Ref: Matarese, A.C., A.W. Kendall, D.M. Blood and M.V. Vinter 1989
Yolk-sac larvae
  max min mod Ref.
Length at birth (mm)        
Preanal L. % TL        
Place of development planktonic
Larval area Northeastern Pacific (Central California, 34-38°N, to Chukchi Sea, north of 66°N); Northwestern Pacific (Japan)
Yolk-sac       Ref:  
Yolk   Oil globules  
Post larvae
Striking feature  
Striking shape lateral   dorsal  
Striking feature  
Shape of gut  
Gas bladder   early   late  
Spinal armature   early   late  
Rays on superior hypural; presence of pigments. Pigment: presence of bars; a few melanophores scattered on ventral surface of gut; pigment along ventral midline and a single row on each side. Sequence of fin development: caudal, 1st anal, 2nd anal, 3rd dorsal, 2nd dorsal, 1st dorsal, pelvics, pectorals.
  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. - 04.02.00
Modified by: Luna,Susan M. - 25.02.03
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