Approximate stage 18 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. This animal was just a day or so from normal hatching. Note the fully expanded chromatophores across the body. A small remnant of external yolk sac is still present near the mouth.
Maturity: Embryo; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france