Cultured convict surgeonfish larva tranforming into a juvenile.

Convict Surgeonfish Larval Rearing

Synopsis Convict surgeonfish larvae (Acanthuris triostegus) were raised from wild-spawned eggs at 77-79F on cultured copepods, rotifers, artemia and micro pellets. The larval duration was 95 days. First culture record of an Acanthurid species. Background Surgeonfish (family Acanthuridae) are an important…