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
66h - Yolk Vesicles coalesced
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?