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Table 1 Number of each species or type of Ariosoma- type leptocephali collected off western Sumatra

From: Ariosoma-type Leptocephali (Congridae: Bathymyrinae) in the Mentawai Islands region off western Sumatra, Indonesia

Species/type Gut TM LVBV DNA studya Number of stns. Size range (meta) Total
Ariosoma scheelei N-EX 110-125 50-61 9 22 10.6-175.0 114
Ariosoma sp. 6 N-EX 130-136 61-71 1 5 15.1-79.4 (197.0) 8
Ariosoma sp. 7 N-EX 138-149 70-74 2 12 12.1-220.0 (202.2-324.0) 44
Ariosoma sp. 8 N-EX 157-164 80-85   3 22.2-34.4 4
sp. 1 EXT 130-144 56-69 6 13 13.5-181.0 50
sp. 2 EXT 132-143 60-70 2 9 16.0-60.4 21
sp. 3 EXT 151-155 91-99 3 5 30.0-158.0 7
sp. 4 EXT 150-157 86-107 3 8 18.2-39.6 (143.0) 15
Type A3 EXT 149, 150 79, 84 1 2 27.2, 50.0 2
Type A4 EXT 166 78 1 1 141.5 1
Type A5 EXT 158-164 93-101 1 1 33.4-38.5 3
Type B1 EXT 149 80 1 1 99.3 1
sp. 1 or 2 EXT 133-140 61-67   5 (183.5-232.0) 5
sp.      11 13.2-67.2 (>160-205.0) 22
Total number or range   110-166 50-106 30 22 10.6-324.0 297
  1. N-EX, non-exterillium; EXT, exterillium; TM, total myomeres; LVBV, last vertical blood vessel; stns., stations; meta, metamorphosing larvae.
  2. aSpecimens genetically examined by Ma (2006).