Karnella’s Rover Larval Rearing

Rovers (Emmelichthyidae) are slender, reddish, small to medium sized, planktivorous, schooling fishes with protrusible, toothless or nearly toothless jaws, long dorsal fins, and forked tail fins with lobes. The family comprises 3 genera and 16 species. Juveniles occur near the…

Rover sp. Larval Rearing

A rover species present in Hawaii waters was reared from a small number of eggs collected in waters off the west side of Oahu in May, 2012. Rover larvae (Emmelichthyid sp.) are rather featureless and have limited specializations for pelagic life,…