In recent years, histology has become an essential component for the in-depth study of many scientific disciplines, and new techniques have increased our ability to detect and differentiate a wide variety of structures. Written by an international team of experts, this book will contain chapters covering the entire spectrum of fish histology including Histological Techniques, Cells and Tissue, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Electric Organs, Digestive System, Glands of the Digestive Tract, Swim Bladder, Kidney, Ovaries and Eggs, Testicles and Spermatozoa, Cardiovascular System and Blood, Immune System, Respiratory System, Osmoregulation, Sensory Organs, Nervous System and Endocrine Organs.
Introduction to Histological Techniques. Structural Elements of the Organs – Cells and Tissues. Integument. Skeletal System. Muscular System. Electric Organs. Digestive System. Glands of the Digestive Tract. Swim Bladder. Excretion – Kidney. Ovaries and Eggs. Egg Membranes. Testicles and Spermatozoa. Cardiovascular System and Blood. Immune System. Respiratory System. Osmoregulation. Sensory Organs. Nervous System. Endocrine Organs.