Histology of the ink tube and its associated organs in a unicornfish,Eumecichthys fiskii (Lampridiformes)

  title={Histology of the ink tube and its associated organs in a unicornfish,Eumecichthys fiskii (Lampridiformes)},
  author={Yoshiharu Honma and Tatsuo Ushiki and Masaei Takeda},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
Histological examination of the ink tube (=sac) and melanoid ink production in the unicornfish,Eumecichthys fiskii (Taeniosomi), were conducted on a female specimen, 1050 mm in total length, caught off Sado Island. Sea of Japan, on 16 December, 1996. The ink tube, apparently derived from a primitive gut, was constructed from the connective tissue capsule, muscularis, submucosa and a single layer of cuboidal cells reminiscent of an intestinal villus. Although the site and process of… 
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Certain rare or uncommon fishes recently collected in the central Pacific by staff members of the Pacific Oceanic Eshery Investigations at Honolulu, and others are called to the attention of ichthyologists.
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