Growth history and age at recruitment of European glass eels ( Anguilla anguilla ) as revealed by otolith microstructure

Growth history and age at recruitment of European glass eels ( Anguilla anguilla ) as revealed by... 227 114 114 2 2 R. Lecomte-Finiger Laboratoire de Biologie Marine Université de Perpignan 52 Avenue de Villeneuve F-66860 Perpignan cédex France Abstract The growth history and age at recruitment of Anguilla anguilla Linnaeus, 1758 were studied, based on growth increments in sagittal otoliths of glass eels and elvers collected from the eastern Atlantic coast in 1989 and in 1990. The maximum otolith radius varied with pigmentation stage. Deposition of the transition ring was complete at Stage VIA 0 . The size of the leptocephalus growth zone varied as a function of site, increasing from south to north. The oceanic migration of the leptocephali required less than one year. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Marine Biology Springer Journals

Growth history and age at recruitment of European glass eels ( Anguilla anguilla ) as revealed by otolith microstructure

Marine Biology, Volume 114 (2) – Jun 1, 1992

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 1992 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Life Sciences; Biomedicine general; Oceanography; Ecology; Microbiology; Zoology
ISSN
0025-3162
eISSN
1432-1793
D.O.I.
10.1007/BF00349520
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227 114 114 2 2 R. Lecomte-Finiger Laboratoire de Biologie Marine Université de Perpignan 52 Avenue de Villeneuve F-66860 Perpignan cédex France Abstract The growth history and age at recruitment of Anguilla anguilla Linnaeus, 1758 were studied, based on growth increments in sagittal otoliths of glass eels and elvers collected from the eastern Atlantic coast in 1989 and in 1990. The maximum otolith radius varied with pigmentation stage. Deposition of the transition ring was complete at Stage VIA 0 . The size of the leptocephalus growth zone varied as a function of site, increasing from south to north. The oceanic migration of the leptocephali required less than one year.

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Marine BiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 1992

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