(also leptocephalous /-ˈsɛf(ə)ləs, -ˈkɛf-/)
Definition of leptocephalic in English:
- 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.