Morphometry of the kidneys of fresh water percoid and ostariophysian teleosts.


Kidneys of four fresh water teleost species representing percormorpha (Oreochromis niloticus and Micropterus salmoides) and Ostariophysi (Cyprinus carpio and Clarias mossambicus) were studied for quantitative structural characteristics using tissues fixed by perfusion. The renosomatic index (weight of kidney/weight of fish) was higher in the ostariophysian… (More)


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