Heart pigmentation in the gray bichir, Polypterus senegalus (Actinopterygii: Polypteriformes).

Abstract

The occurrence of pigment cells in the heart is well documented in amphibians, birds and mammals. By contrast, information on heart pigmentation in fish is extremely sparse. The aim is to report the presence of pigment cells over the entire surface of the heart in the gray bichir, Polypterus senegalus. The sample consisted of 12 hearts, which, after gross… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ahe.12163

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