Osmotic Properties of the Common Prawn

Panikkar, N K (1940) Osmotic Properties of the Common Prawn. Nature, 145. p. 108.

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    In a previous communication1 I referred to the homoiosmotic behaviour of Palœmonetes varians and its ability to maintain hypotonicity in normal sea water. Further experiments on the osmo-regulatory mechanism of some Crustacea have revealed that the common prawn, Leander serratus (Pennant), is also definitely hypotonic when in normal sea water.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: Contributors
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2016 05:09
    Last Modified: 01 Nov 2016 05:09
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11249

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