Haemoglobin Polymorphism of the American Fresh Water Eel Anguilla

  title={Haemoglobin Polymorphism of the American Fresh Water Eel Anguilla},
  author={K Y Sick and E Bahn and O Frydenberg and J. T\onnes Nielsen and Diter von Wettstein},
A NEW interest in the problems of taxonomy and migration of Atlantic eels1–5 was aroused by Tucker1 when he advocated a hypothesis radically different from Schmidt's generally accepted picture of the natural history of Atlantic eels6. According to Schmidt, the American and the European fresh water eels constitute two separate species, Anguilla rostrata and A. vulgaris. These can be distinguished by morphological characters such as the numbers of vertebrae. Both species migrate to spawning areas… CONTINUE READING

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