Juvenile European anchovy otolith microstructure


  • Pablo Cermeño
  • Beatriz Morales-Nin IMEDEA (CSIC/UIB), Illes Balears
  • Andrés Uriarte Fundación AZTI, Gipuzkoa




anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus, sagitta, SEM


Juvenile European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) has a complex incremental growth pattern that was studied using scanning electron microscope (SEM) and optical microscope observations. Daily increments were identified and related to rhythmic growth patterns while double-band structures were identified as one increment. The causes of these growth patterns are discussed.


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Cermeño P, Morales-Nin B, Uriarte A. Juvenile European anchovy otolith microstructure. Sci. mar. [Internet]. 2006Sep.30 [cited 2024May26];70(3):553-7. Available from: https://scientiamarina.revistas.csic.es/index.php/scientiamarina/article/view/101




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