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The intermuscular system of acanthomorph fishes : a commentary. American Museum novitates ; no. 3312

Show simple item record Johnson, G. David. en_US Patterson, Colin. en_US 2005-10-06T16:43:24Z 2005-10-06T16:43:24Z 2001 en_US
dc.description 24 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18). en_US
dc.description.abstract "This paper is a response to Gemballa and Britz (1998), who presented a new interpretation of the intermuscular bones of acanthomorphs, homologizing them with the epicentrals of lower teleosts. We argue that their identification of epineural ligaments above the intermuscular bones in many acanthomorphs is mistaken; the structures in question are fanlike arrays of collagen fibers, not true intermuscular ligaments. We show also that undisputed epineural intermusculars penetrate or enter the horizontal septum in lower acanthomorphs (Velifer, Polymixia, beryciforms), and reiterate arguments for regarding the single series of intermusculars in most acanthomorphs as epineurals, secondarily displaced into the horizontal septum"--P. [1]. en_US
dc.format.extent 652482 bytes
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 3312 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3312, 2001 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Osteichthyes -- Anatomy. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bones. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Muscles. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Collagen. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ligaments. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Osteichthyes -- Evolution. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gemballa, Sven. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Britz, Ralf. en_US
dc.title The intermuscular system of acanthomorph fishes : a commentary. American Museum novitates ; no. 3312 en_US
dc.title.alternative Acanthomorph intermusculars en_US
dc.type text en_US

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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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