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Histology of Fishes

1st Edition

Edited by Krzysztof Formicki, Frank Kirschbaum

CRC Press

370 pages

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Hardback: 9781498784474
pub: 2019-07-15
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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.

Table of Contents

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.

About the Editors

Krzysztof Formicki studies Antarctica, Fishery, and Fish Physiology.

Frank Kirschbaum

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology