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Fig. 11. Drawings on the body shapes and head morphology of different developmental stages of the leptocephali of Derichthys serpentinus, ranging from an early leptocephalus (7 mm) to a late metamorphosing larva (71 mm) (other stages: 18, 37, 54 mm). Modified from with permission of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists from Castle. Distribution, larval growth, and metamorphosis of the eel Derichthys serpentinus Gill, 1884 (Pisces, Derichthyidae). Copeia 1970; 1970: 444–452.

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