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Osteological Development of the Vertebral Column and Caudal Complex in Larval and Juvenile Blackhead Seabream, Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Perciformes, Sparidae) (Bleeker, 1854)

Osteological Development of the Vertebral Column and Caudal Complex in Larval and Juvenile Blackhead Seabream, Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Perciformes, Sparidae) (Bleeker, 1854)

Jing Hu1,2, Yan Liu2,3, Gang Yu1,2, Changping Yang2,3, Binbin Shan2,3, Shengnan Liu2,4 and Dianrong Sun2,3,*

1South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Sanya 572018, China
2Key Laboratory of South China Sea Fishery Resources Exploitation and Utilization, Ministry of Agriculture, Guangzhou, 510300, China
3Key Laboratory of Fishery Ecology and Environment, Guangdong, Guangzhou, 510300, China
4Tianjin Agriculture Unitersity, Tianjin 300000, China

Jing Hu and Yan Liu contributed equally to this study and share first authorship.

*      Corresponding author: drsun73@163.com

 

Fig. 1.

Ontogeny of blackhead seabream vertebral column (A, 1DPH; B, 5-7DPH; C, 9DPH; D, 11DPH; E, 13DPH; F, 17DPH; G, 21DPH; H, 24DPH). Nc, notochord; Na, neural arch; Hy, hypural; Ep, epural; Pp, parapophysis; Ha, haemal arch; Fr, fin rays; Hs, haemal spine; Ns, neural spine; Ur, urostile.

Fig. 2.

Ontogeny of blackhead seabreamcaudal complex (A, 4DPH; B, 5DPH; C, 7 DPH; D, 9DPH; E, 11DPH; F, 13DPH; G, 15-17DPH; H:21DPH; I, 24DPH). Nc, notochord; Hy, hypural; Phy, parhypural; Ep, epural; Fr, fin rays; Hs, haemal spine; Ur, urostile; Ns, neural spine.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 51, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2399

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