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Fig. 42. Geographic distribution of tropical anguillid leptocephali collected in the western Pacific and central Indonesian Seas from 1995 to 2004, showing the leptocephali of Anguilla marmorata (red triangles), which spawns offshore and recruits to Indonesia and other areas in the region and Anguilla bicolor pacifica (yellow circles) whose spawning area is not known (A), and leptocephali of Anguilla celebesensis (blue circles) and Anguilla borneensis (orange triangles), whose adults spawn in the Indonesian Seas region (B). M = metamorphosing leptocephalus; G = oceanic glass eel. Adapted from with permission of the American Fisheries Society from Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment. Haro A, Smith K, Rulifson R, Moffitt C, Klauda R, Dadswell M, Cunjak R, Cooper J, Beal K, Avery T (eds). Migration scales of catadromous eels: diversity and evolution of larval migration based on their distribution, morphology and early life history. Kuroki M, Aoyama J, Kim H, Miller MJ, Kimura S, Tsukamoto K. Am. Fish. Soc. Symp. 69. Bethesda, Maryland. 2009; pp. 887–889, Figure 1.

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