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Fig. 3 | Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Fig. 3

From: Osteological development of wild-captured larvae and a juvenile Sebastes koreanus (Pisces, Scorpaenoidei) from the Yellow Sea

Fig. 3

Developmental sequences of the jaw bone, palate, and opercular series of Sebastes koreanus in preflexion larval to juvenile stages (lateral views). a Preflexion larva; 6.27 mm BL. b Flexion larva; 7.17 mm BL. c Flexion larva; 8.17 mm BL. d Postflexion larva; 9.06 mm BL. e Postflexion larva; 10.20 mm BL. f Postflexion larva; 11.10 mm BL. g Juvenile; 18.60 mm BL. Dotted lines show the outlines of skeletal structures in the adult. Open areas show nonskeletal structures. Solid lines show the boundaries of ossified areas. Dotted areas show ossified elements. a, angular; at, articular; d, dentary; edp, endopterygoid; etp, ectopterygoid; hm, hyomandibular; iop, interopercle; m, maxilliary; mtp, metapterygoid; op, opercle; po, preopercle; pm, premaxilliary; pt, palatine; q, quadrate; s, symplectic; sub, subopercle. Bars 0.5 mm

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