California Grunion

Leuresthes tenuis

Atheriniformes: Atheriniopsidae (New World silversides)

© Peter J. Bryant.
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Embryogenesis (hours or days after fertilization) Back to Grunion main page

12h - blastula stage

18h - early gastrula stage

24h - late gastrula stage

30h - early segmentation stage

36h - mid segmentation stage

48h - late segmentation stage

84h - pharyngula stage

108h - neural tube closing

7d - eye pigmentation

10d - beginning of body pigmentation

15d - ready to hatch but waiting for the next Spring Tide?