The Adhesive Apparatus of the "Sucking-fish"


IN order to test the action and mechanism of the disc in Echeneis and determine whether or not one function of the disc is to act as a sucker (in the strict sense of the word) a series of experiments were carried out.

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    Hora, Rec. Ind. Mus. 22, pp. 533–587, pls. xxiv.–xxvi. (1921).

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SEWELL, R. The Adhesive Apparatus of the "Sucking-fish". Nature 115, 48–49 (1925) doi:10.1038/115048b0

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