Occurrence of larval and adult types of ion-secreting ionocytes in Japanese eel Anguilla japonica


The anguillid eels are catadromous fishes that migrate between marine and freshwater habitats. The long migration of eel larvae, called leptocephali, as long as thousands of kilometers in the ocean is important to determine their recruitment successes. The leptocephali in the ocean have a pelagic lifestyle totally different from the benthic one of glass… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10228-015-0463-x


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