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Figure 6

From: Embryonic and larval development in the Midas cichlid fish species flock (Amphilophus spp.): a new evo-devo model for the investigation of adaptive novelties and species differences

Figure 6

Larvae in early post-hatching stages (66-168 h). (A) post-hatching stage (66 h); (B) early pharyngula period (72 h); (C) high-pec stage (96 h); (D) open-mouth stage (120 h); (E) protruding-jaw stage (144 h); (F) one-week larvae (168 h). Abbreviations: a, anus; ag, adhesive glands; at, atrium; dm, dorsal melanophore (stripe); em, eye melanophores; ffv, fin fold veins; fr, fin rays; gi, gills; he, heart; hb, hindbrain; hm, head melanophores; lj, lower jaw; mhb, midbrain-hindbrain boundary; mo, mouth opening; my, myomeres; ov, otic vesicle; pfb, pectoral fin bud; rp, rays primordia; sb, swim bladder; v, ventricle; vm, ventral melanophore (stripe). Scale bars = 1 mm.

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