Figure 4.

Newborns of three syngnathid species. The newborn stage represents the first stage of the juvenile period and, for the purpose of this classification, refers to the first day post-release. Shown are (A) N. ophidion, (B) S. abaster, and (C) H. abdominalis. Scale bars are 2 mm.

Sommer et al. BMC Developmental Biology 2012 12:39   doi:10.1186/1471-213X-12-39
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