魚類學相關名詞中英對照
名詞 定義 
settlement stage Developmental stage where the pelagic larva or juvenile is morphologically and physiologically ready (competent) to adopt a substrate-associated life style. Often, but not always, associated with larva to juvenile transition. Applicable to species that are not pelagic as adults.  
定居階段 一種發育的階段,是指浮游性的仔魚或稚魚在形態上和生理上已準備好 (足以勝任的) 依附底質環境的生活形式。常常伴隨著仔魚至稚魚的轉變,但非總是如此。不適用於當成魚時仍是浮游性的種。 
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