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By Bruce S. Miller

The existence cycles of fishes are complicated and sundry, and data of the youth phases is necessary for figuring out the biology, ecology, and evolution of fishes. In Early lifestyles historical past of Marine Fishes, Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall Jr., assemble in one reference a lot of the learn to be had and its software to fishery science—knowledge more and more very important simply because for many fishes, grownup populations are decided on the earliest phases of lifestyles. transparent and good written, this publication deals professional tips on tips on how to acquire and research larval fish information and on how this knowledge is interpreted via utilized fish biologists and fisheries managers.

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Plotting of mean ova diameters, for many temperate water fishes, indicates the eggs to be spawned in the present year, and those to be spawned in future years. Laboratory Exercise 1 indicates the general technique followed in doing ova diameter measurements. Histological Examination. The best method for determining if multiple spawnings are occurring is a histological examination. This must be done if the fish species is a multiple spawner; for example, the northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax). The frequency of multiple spawning can be determined by using postovulatory follicles (cannot tell grossly, and often not clear by measuring ova diameter).

Development During incubation the embryo develops from a single cell into a complex organism. Embryonic development of fishes can be divided into three major phases: early (from fertilization until blastopore closure), middle (from blastopore closure until the tailbud is free), and late (from free tailbud until hatching). Shortly after fertilization, the cytoplasm becomes thickened at the animal pole of the egg where the nucleus occurs. Early development of fish eggs generally exhibits a meroblastic pattern of cleavage, in that the cells form only at the animal pole of the fertilized egg, and cleavage does not go through the entire yolk (as it does in holoblastic cleavage).

Here, selection favors smaller average egg size, higher fecundity, and smaller average larval size, the theory being that the increased number of eggs and larvae overwhelms or saturates the predators so that at least some eggs and larvae survive. Finally, these authors hypothesize that the inverse correlation between productivity and number of meristics is explained by the findings of others that large egg size may result in a longer embryonic and larval duration during which the meristic values are being determined and which will result in higher meristic values.

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