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The density of elasmobranchs

  • Q. Bone (a1) and B. L. Roberts (a1)

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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Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
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