Buoyancy in the lumpsucker Cyclopterus lumpus

@inproceedings{Davenport1986BuoyancyIT,
  title={Buoyancy in the lumpsucker Cyclopterus lumpus},
  author={John Davenport and Elin Kj{\o}rsvik},
  year={1986}
}
The lumpsucker or lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus L. (Cyclopteridae, Scorpaeniformes), is a cottoid teleost, and, like other fish in its family, exhibits many characteristics of a coastal, bottom-dwelling fish. It is globiform, has no swimbladder, possesses a large abdominal sucker (formed from the pelvic fins), and lays demersal eggs which are brooded by the male parent for many weeks (Fulton, 1907; Cox & Anderson, 1922; Yesipov, 1937; Zhitenev, 1970; Mochek, 1973). The species spends the… CONTINUE READING

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