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Guide to Ichthyoplankton of the Southeast Atlantic (Benguela Current Region)
M. Pilar Olivar, José Manuel Fortuño

The description included in this work are of the eggs and larvae from Teleosts fish that can be found in the plankton of the Southeast Atlantic (Benguela region). The available information regarding the reproductive seasons and areas of the aforementioned species in the region have also been included. In general, the descriptions of the different species include information concerning the general characteristics of the eggs on the morphology, pigmentation and meristical characters of the larvae. Information has also been included regarding the ultrastructure of the chorion surface, relating to the eggs gathered in the study zone. Maps have been provided showing the localisation of the eggs and larvae of the species gathered in the course of the 13 cruises taken in the zone between 1979 and 1986.

Keywords: ichthyoplankton, guide, southeast, Atlantic.
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