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Atlas of Fish Histology

By: F Genten, E Terwinghe and A Danguy

215 pages, 440 col figs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Jan 2009 | #177335 | ISBN-13: 9781578085446
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NHBS Price: £99.99 $122/€112 approx

About this book

Presents more than 450 colour micrographs of histological sections of more than 40 fish species. It offers comprehensive coverage of normal fish histology and is the most recent reference work to learn, know and recognize principal tissues of these vertebrates. Its 15 chapters are intended for biologists, veterinarians, researchers and everyone interested in fish.


Introduction to Histotechniques and Fish Gross Anatomy - Tissue processing Sectioning Routine staining of paraffin sections Histochemical stainings Immunohistochemistry & lectin cytochemistry Coverslipping Pictures of gross anatomy Key to the gross anatomy figures A to S Alphabetical key to the figures A to S Tissue of Fishes Skeletal Tissues - Cartilage Bone Notochord Muscular Tissue - Skeletal muscle Cardiac muscle Smooth muscle Cardiovascular System and Blood - Heart Blood vessels Cellular components of blood Immune System and Hematopoiesis - Spleen Thymus Renal hemopoietic system Phagocytic system Epigonal organ Integument - Epidermis Dermis and hypodermis Skin Coloration Digestive System - Oral cavity and pharynx General outline plan of the digestive tract Esophagus Stomach Intestine Glands Associated with the Gastrointestinal Tract - Liver Exocrine pancreas Swim and Gas Bladders Respiratory System Excretion and Osmoregulation - Excretory kidney Chloride cells Rectal gland of elasmobranchs Nervous System - The central nervous system The peripheral nervous system Endocrine Glands - Pituitary Gland Urophysis (caudal neurosecretory system) Interrenal and chromaffin tissues Thyroid gland Endocrine pancreas Corpuscles of STANNIUS Ultimobranchial gland Pseudobranch and choroid body Pineal gland Endrocrine cells of the cut Gonads Reproductive System - Male Female Sensory System and Communication - Auditory and lateral line system Chemoreception Electric organs and electroreception Vision List of Fish Names

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