Developmental and ecological stages in the life history of milkfish Chanos chanos Forsskal
Seven stages in the life history of the milkfish C. chanos , are recognized and suggested: A, embryonic; B, yolksac larval; C, larval; D, postlarval; E, juvenile; F, subadult; G. adult. An outline is presented of the life history. It is concluded that the milkfish, throughout the known stages of their life history are well adapted and equipped for optimal survival. High swimming performance, broad flexibility in feeding habits, high adaptability to a wide range of physicochemical conditions of the environment are but a few of the adaptations. The main driving force in all developmental stages is the evolutionary response to food distribution and availability followed by predation pressure.
Buri, P., Kumagai, S., Bañada, V., Triño, A., & Castillo, N. (1980). Developmental and ecological stages in the life history of milkfish Chanos chanos Forsskal.
SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department Quarterly Research Report, 4(1), 5-10. http://hdl.handle.net/10862/2362
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