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Fig. 29. Scanning electron microscope micrographs of cross sections of the otoliths of leptocephali of Anguilla celebesensis (37.5 mm) (A), Anguilla borneensis (42.0 mm) (B), and Saurenchelys stylura (42.0 mm), which show the likely daily otolith growth increments. HC: hatching check, FFC: first feeding check (C). (A, B) adapted with permission from Marine Ecology Progress Series, 309, Kuroki M, Aoyama J, Miller MJ, Wouthuyzen S, Arai T, Tsukamoto K. Contrasting patterns of growth and migration of tropical anguillid leptocephali in the western Pacific and Indonesian Seas. 233–246, 2006, Figures 5c, d. © 2006, Inter-Research; (C) reprinted with permission of Wiley-Blackwell from Ma T, Miller MJ, Shinoda A, Minagawa G, Aoyama J, Tsukamoto K. Age and growth of Saurenchelys (Nettastomatidae) and Dysomma (Synaphobranchidae) leptocephali in the East China Sea. Journal of Fish Biology, 2005; 67: 1619–1630. © 2005, The Fisheries Society of the British Isles.

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