Swollen bones in jacks and relatives (Teleostei: Acanthomorphata: Carangidae)
Published date: March 2018
Publisher: Société Française d’Ichtyologie
The Carangidae form one of the teleostean families having the most frequent cases of hyperostosis: these bony gall-like structures can develop in many places of their skeleton. The known cases of this condition are described and analysed in a phylogenetic context. However, the presence of these swollen bones remains for now enigmatic.
Keywords: Carangidae - Hyperostosis - Review
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