The aglomerular kidney of the deep-sea gulper eel Saccopharynx ampullaceus (Saccopharyngiformes: Saccopharyngidae)

@article{Ozaka2011TheAK,
  title={The aglomerular kidney of the deep-sea gulper eel Saccopharynx ampullaceus (Saccopharyngiformes: Saccopharyngidae)},
  author={Chieko Ozaka and Naoyuki Yamamoto and J{\o}rgen G. Nielsen and Hiroaki Somiya},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={58},
  pages={297-301}
}
We report the presence of an aglomerular kidney in the pelagic deep-sea fish Saccopharynxampullaceus (Saccopharyngiformes: Saccopharyngidae). The thin kidney is unpaired and ribbon-like rostrally, while it is thicker caudally with a rod-like shape. Light microscopic observation of serial sections revealed no glomeruli at all. The kidney is composed of renal tubules, sinusoids and capillaries of the renal portal system and extensive interstitial lymphoid tissues. Each renal tubule is surrounded… 
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