A note on the development of the embryos of anglerfish Lophius piscatorius

Author: Laurenson, C. H.

Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 68, Number 4, April 2006 , pp. 1287-1290(4)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Abstract:

Embryo development over a 5 day period are shown and described from a rare find of anglerfish Lophius piscatorius spawn that was obtained at the Shetland Islands, U.K. The stage of development shown is earlier than that previously available for the species.

Keywords: Lophius piscatorius; anglerfish; development; eggmass; monkfish; reproduction

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-1112.2006.01001.x

Publication date: April 1, 2006

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