"You must be still in what they call the larval stage."
At this point, it is in its third larval stage.
Competition at the larval stage is considered the most serious.
Only adults are known - no larval stage has been seen.
There are three larval stages of 2 to 3 days each.
But most insects had a larval stage in ground or water.
The larval stage may last from days to years, depending on the species.
These fish have a long larval stage and reproduce only once in their life, at an age of 5-15 years.
About 344 species are known to be used as food, usually eaten in the larval stage.
They develop very quickly and pass through their three larval stages in about five days.