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Table 1 Measurements of larvae and juveniles of Porocottus leptosomus. Values for each body proportion are expressed as percentage of body length (BL) or head length (HL): mean and range

From: Genetical identification and morphological description of the larvae and juveniles of Porocottus leptosomus (Pisces: Cottidae) from Korea

  Yolk sac Preflexion Flexion Postflexion Juveniles
Number of specimens 10 52 14 5 14
Body length (mm) 3.9–5.6 5.2–10 9.4–11.8 11.8–12.6 11.4–16.5
Preanal length/SL (%) 38.5–50.0 (44.5) 32.9–48.3 (39.3) 34.5–50.5 (40.4) 41.3–50.0 (44.9) 39.8–57.0 (45.8)
Head length/SL (%) 20.5–30.0 (26.3) 17.3–29.3 (22.5) 20.5–33.6 (25.4) 24.0–29.7 (26.8) 23.6–35.2 (29.5)
Body depth/SL (%) 17.9–27.8 (23.0) 15.6–27.6 (21.0) 17.1–27.4 (21.4) 21.5–25.4 (23.2) 19.5–26.1 (22.9)
Pectoral fin length/SL (%) 6.6–12.0 (8.6) 8.5–13.3 (10.4) 12.0–25.3 (18.4) 19.0–23.2 (21.1) 17.3–26.1 (22.3)
Snout length/HL (%) 13.3–27.3 (19.6) 12.5–26.3 (20.3) 16.7–29.6 (23.2) 23.3–27.6 (25.0) 20.0–26.3 (23.2)
Eye diameter/HL (%) 35.7–63.6 (46.3) 29.4–46.7 (39.3) 25.0–41.7 (35.6) 29.4–34.5 (32.4) 28.2–38.7 (35.0)