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Melanism in the gastric mucosa of the scalloped ribbonfish from the Ligurian Sea

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Abstract:

Internal stomach melanism was observed in two scalloped ribbonfish Zu cristatus from the Ligurian Sea. The phenomenon may help prevent advertizing the presence of this species after consumption of bioluminescent prey.

Keywords: Ligurian Sea; Zu cristatus; adaptations; bioluminescence; histology; melanophores

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-1112.2005.00680.x

Affiliations: 1: Istituto Centrale per la Ricerca scientifica e tecnologica Applicata al Mare (ICRAM), Via di Casalotti 300, I-00166 Roma, Italy and 2: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Genova, Viale Benedetto XV 5, I-16132 Genova, Italy

Publication date: May 1, 2005

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