Revista mexicana de biodiversidad
versión impresa ISSN 1870-3453
A simple technique for otolith of larval fishes is described. After fixing the otolith with some resin and drying, lift one edge of the resin and add 1-2 drops of xylene. The otolith becomes transparent and allows counting the growth rings before the xylene evaporates.
Palabras llave : Clearing; otoliths; fish larvae.