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The density of elasmobranchs

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 May 2009

Q. Bone
Affiliation:
The Plymouth Laboratory
B. L. Roberts
Affiliation:
The Plymouth Laboratory

Extract

The density of 18 species, measured by weighing them in sea water and in air, was found to vary widely. The weights of these fish in sea water ranged from about 7 % to less than 1 % of their air weights.

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Research Article
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Copyright © Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 1969

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