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Title: Band transformation secrets of Anemonefish Amphiprion ocellaris
Authors: Ghosh, Swagat
Kumar, T T Ajith
Keywords: Amphiprion ocellaris;Larvae;Metamorphosis;Pigmentation;Behaviour
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Present study consists the larval development of Amphiprion ocellaris and also documentation has done on the appearance of pigmentation and band formation, started appearing after post larval stage. Most interesting facts was recorded that on completion of 14-16th days, almost all the larvae attained full colouration of an adult fish and from day 25th onwards, all the coloured fins have got their peculiar parental traits and the total metamorphosis took place during this time. The miss band formation, band extension and band overlapping also observed in the anemone fish.
Page(s): 902-904
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.44(06) [June 2015]

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