(also leptocephalous /ˌlɛptə(ʊ)ˈsɛf(ə)ləs/ /ˌlɛptə(ʊ)ˈkɛf(ə)ləs/)
- The leptocephalous larvae travel back to freshwater habitats in Taiwan, mainland China, Korea, and Japan.
- In fishes, elopomorphs have a leptocephalous stage in the life cycle.
- Young larvae (leptocephalous larvae) migrate towards the fresh waters of the European coasts during the first three years of life.
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