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Table 1 Studied species

From: Bipartite life cycle of coral reef fishes promotes increasing shape disparity of the head skeleton during ontogeny: an example from damselfishes (Pomacentridae)

Species Abbreviations PLD (days) SL settlement SL max Size range (SL, mm) n neuro n susp n mand n premax
Abudefduf sexfasciatus A. sex 16-18 10-11 140 10-102 41 38 43 41
Chromis sp Chromis 18-29 6-8 70 7-77 33 36 35 34
Chrysiptera brownriggii C. bro 18-29 14-15 60 14-55 50 52 55 55
Chrysiptera glauca C. gla 15-24 13-16 80 13-68 37 39 36 37
Dascyllus aruanus D. aru 16-26 7 65 7-60 55 55 58 59
Dascyllus trimaculatus D. tri 21-30 10-11 110 10-100 65 67 69 62
Pomacentrus pavo P. pav 20-27 13-16 85 13-63 66 74 68 74
Stegastes nigricans S. nig 24-34 14-15 115 14-127 37 37 37 36
  1. PLD, pelagic larval duration [73]; SL, standard length; SLsettlement, standard length at settlement [74]; SLmax, maximum standard length [25] in millimeter; n, number of specimens for each structure.