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Hatching and eye development

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As another day ticks by, we see that the larva has developed still further, hatching from its chorion. The eyes are now dark and pigmented and can be clearly...

Getting Ready to Hatch!

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Here we go! The eggs have developed another day, and now the body parts are in full definition. Viewing under the microscope, you can see blood pumping thr...

We’ve got somites!

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Here’s a nice image– after developing through the evening in our incubators, a much higher proportion of embryos have survived! You can clearly see many lit...

Early Electric Fish Development

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It’s starting! We’ve got another batch of fertilized eggs, now here at the lab instead of our satellite facility– they are developing more comfortably at hig...

Brienomyrus brachyistius spawning

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Monica and I have been hard at work getting Brienomyrus brachyistius to breed again in the lab– we’ve been having great success with getting them spawning!  ...