First record of a dicephalic specimen of tope Galeorhinus galeus (Elasmobranchii: Triakidae)

Authors: Delpiani, S. M.; DeliAntoni, M. Y.; Barbini, S. A.; Figueroa, D. E.

Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 78, Number 3, March 2011 , pp. 941-944(4)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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The first case of dicephalia in tope Galeorhinus galeus analysed in developing foetuses removed from a pregnant female caught off the Mar del Plata coastal waters, Argentine Sea, is reported here.

Keywords: Argentina; Chondrichthyes; dicephalia; malformation

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Departamento de Ciencias Marinas, Funes 3350, B7602AYL, Mar del Plata, Argentina

Publication date: March 1, 2011

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