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Keloid in the Gray Reef Shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos
|Title:||Keloid in the Gray Reef Shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos|
|Authors:||Smith, Albert C.|
Hartley, Fount K.
|Issue Date:||Apr 1976|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii Press|
|Citation:||Smith AC, Hartley FK. 1976. Keloid in the gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos. Pac Sci 30(2): 109-112.|
|Abstract:||A gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, was captured at Enewetak
Atoll, the Marshall Islands, in 1972. Near the right pectoral fin was a large
fungating tumor. Microscopically, no evidence of microorganisms or definite
malignant transformation was observed, and inflammation and necrosis were
minimal. However, the tumor appeared to be a keloid, the first to be reported
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 30, Number 2, 1976|
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