Image: Hyperostosis in a Banded Sicklefish

Hyperostosis in a Banded Sicklefish

X-ray image of a Banded Sicklefish, Drepane longimana, collected from the Sea of Oman, 30 January 2012. Three hyperostosotic bone growths are clearly visible at the rear end of the fish.

Photographer:
Laith Jawad
Rights:
© Laith Jawad

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Hyperostosis, Banded Sicklefish, Drepane longimana, Ephippidae, x-ray,