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The Urogenital System of the Carcharhinid Sharks with Special Emphasis to the Kidneys

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Title: The Urogenital System of the Carcharhinid Sharks with Special Emphasis to the Kidneys
Authors: Yee, Herbert
Issue Date: 15 Jan 2014
Publisher: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract: The urogenital anatomy of various individuals in the family Carcharhinidae is examined. Special emphasis is placed on the kidneys and their status as mesonephric, metanephric, or opisthonephric. The criteria used may be employed as a basis for namtng the kidney types in other elasmobranchs. Some organs which have received little attention in the literature, the cloacal papillae and epigonal organ, are also covered.
Pages/Duration: iv, 30 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/31955
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