Ultrastructure of the scales of Channa punctatus: A fresh water fish

  • Neeraj Gupta Department of Zoology, DAV College, Amritsar, INDIA
Keywords: Mercury, Channa punctatus Scales, Radii Circuli

Abstract

In order to study scales of Channa punctatus live specimens were collected, after acclimatization the scales were collected from the fishes. The clean and air-dried scales were mounted on the metal stubs. After coating they were subjected to the scanning electron microscope study. Scales showed the presence of circuli, radii, chromatophores and denticles like structures called as lepidonts.

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Published
2017-08-31
How to Cite
Gupta, N. (2017). Ultrastructure of the scales of Channa punctatus: A fresh water fish. G-Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 5(1), 9-12. Retrieved from https://gjestenv.com/index.php/gjest/article/view/79
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