Solea solea (Linnaeus, 1758). Specimen I

Chordata: Actinopterygii: Pleuronectiformes: Soleidae

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4x Plan Fluor / 10x Plan Fluor. Polarization / DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. April, 22th 2017.

Diagnostic features
Eggs spheric in shape, with small perivitelline space; many small agregated oil globules. Rows of melanophores over the body, yolk and primordial fin forming a complete network, except for the extreme caudal end of the tail.

 

 

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Solea lutea according Ehrenbaum (1905-1909)

 

References
Ehrenbaum (1905-1909). Eier und Larven von Fischen, andere Eier und Cysten. In: Brandt, K. & Apstein, C (1901-1928). Nordisches Plankton. Verlag von Lipsius & Tischer, Kiel. (see Fig. 65 – Solea lutea).
Ré, P. & Meneses, I. (2008). Early stages of marine fishes occurring in the Iberian Peninsula. IPIMAR/IMAR: 282 pp. (see Plate 104).

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