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Keywords: epaxial
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (18): jeb225649.
Published: 18 September 2020
...Ariel L. Camp; Aaron M. Olsen; L. Patricia Hernandez; Elizabeth L. Brainerd ABSTRACT Some fishes rely on large regions of the dorsal (epaxial) and ventral (hypaxial) body muscles to power suction feeding. Epaxial and hypaxial muscles are known to act as motors, powering rapid mouth expansion...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 2949–2959.
Published: 15 September 2009
... to as intervertebral fibers IV-1 and IV-2( Auffenberg, 1959 ). The m. dorsalis trunci (DT) forms the bulk of the epaxial muscle mass and is segmented throughout the trunk by myosepta, which attach to the neural spines and the transverse processes of the vertebrae and follow a peculiar,complex course. Within...