Image: Cleared and stained Viperfish
A cleared and stained Viperfish. Note the blue stained notochord behind the head and the missing vertebral centra.
- Ralf Britz
- © Ralf Britz
For more information on the lack of vertebral centra and the 'occipito-vertebral gap', click on the link (above right) to 'Grow a backbone'.
NA - neural arch
SN - supraneural
C - centrum