Abnormalities in the vertebral column of Indian mackerel

Kulkarni, G M (1976) Abnormalities in the vertebral column of Indian mackerel. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 23 (1&2). pp. 265-268.



Some abnormalities notiosd In the constituents of the vertebral columns of 9 specimens of mackerel are reported. These include ossified haemal braces farming plate-like structures, fused as well as closely apposed vertebrae, b'fid haemal spine, super-numerary neural and haemal arches and spines, absence of neural spine and fused proximal halves of neural spines which distally remain separate.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:vertebral column; Indian mackerel
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:1038
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:11 Jun 2010 14:40
Last Modified:11 Jun 2010 14:40

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