maculae ventrales


maculae ventrales
a row of photophores on the abdomen behind the ventral fin in Myctophidae. Abbreviated as VO

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • VO — a row of photophores on the abdomen behind the ventral fin in Myctophidae. Also called maculae ventrales …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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