On the occurrence of osteochondroma and osteoma in the marine cat-fish Tachysurus jella (Day)

Selvaraj, G S D and Gopakumar, K and Rajagopalan, M (1973) On the occurrence of osteochondroma and osteoma in the marine cat-fish Tachysurus jella (Day). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 15 (2). pp. 571-576.

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    Abstract

    This paper embodies a brief description of the different types (osteochondromata and osteomata) and transitional forms of tumours observed on different regions of the body of the three specimens of the cat-flsh Tachysurus jella (Day), collected from the south west coast of India. The biochemical composition of the muscle and tumour tissues have been analysed and the aetiology of tumourigenesis in marine cat-fishes are discussed. The present record is the first of such type of skin and bone tumours reported on this species which has a fairly wide distribution in the Indian Seas.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: aetiology; tumourigenesis; marine cat-fish; osteochondromata; osteomata
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Cat Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2010 06:44
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:12
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1597

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