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Fig. 21. Scanning electron micrographs showing ordinary superficial neuromasts (Type II) in Anguilla japonica larvae showing a neuromast of a newly hatched larva (A), a neuromast of a 2-day-old larva (B), a neuromast of a 3-day-old larva (C), and a neuromast of a 5-day-old larva (D). k, kinocilium; s, stereocilia. Reprinted with permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. from Okamura et al. Development of lateral line organs in leptocephali of the freshwater eel Anguilla japonica (Teleostei, Anguilliformes). Journal of Morphology, 2002; 254: 81–91. © 2002, Wiley-Liss, Inc., A Wiley Company.

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