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Fig. 40. Plots of the percent dry weights of Anguilla rostrata glass eels (light blue circles, early-stage; blue circles, late-stage) and Conger oceanicus late-stage or metamorphosing leptocephali (yellow squares, ER1–M1 stages as shown in Fig. 36) or glass eels (black squares, M2–M3 stages) (A), and their critical swimming speeds (Ucrit) (B and C) that were measured in larvae that had recruited to coastal New Jersey of the US east coast. Modified with kind permission from Prof. Kenneth W. Able and Dr. Mark Wuenschel, and from Springer Science + Business Media: Marine Biology, Swimming ability of eels (Anguilla rostrata, Conger oceanicus) at estuarine ingress: contrasting patterns of cross-shelf transport? 154, 2008, 775–786, Wuenschel MJ, Able KW, Figures 2, 4b, 5b. © 2008, Springer-Verlag.

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