Paine and Belon, 1986


Paine, M.D. and Balon, E.K., 1986. Early development of johnny darter, Etheostoma nigrum, and fantail darter, E. flabellare, with a discussion of its ecological and evolutionary aspects. Environmental biology of fishes, 15(3), pp.191-220.

Associated characteristics

Species Development state Trait Primary Data Secondary Data
Etheostoma flabellare Larvae Initial larval size 7.6-8.8 8.2 mm
Etheostoma flabellare Larvae Larvae behaviour benthic? Demersal
Etheostoma flabellare Larvae Full yolk-sac resorption Up to 27 days at 19.8-20.2 C 20.0 °C * day
Etheostoma flabellare Larvae Onset of exogeneous feeding onset of exogeneous feeding around 12 days at 19.8-20.2 C 20.0 °C * day