The Alimentary Canal of the Herring

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There are two predominant forms of stomach in fish- one is like a bent tube (siphonal), and the other a blind tube (caecal). The herring has a caeca. Labels: The esophagus. 2, Stomach. 3, Small intestine. 4, Caeca. 5, Air-bladder. 7, Pneumatic duct.


Fish Anatomy


Cutter, Calvin First Book on Analytic Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Human and Comparative (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1875) 72


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