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Title: Keloid in the gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos

Abstract

A gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, was captured at Enewetak Atoll, the Marshall Islands, in 1972. Near the right pectoral fin was a large fungating tumor. Microscopically, no evidence of microorganisms or definite malignant transformation was observed, and inflammation and necrosis were minimal. However, the tumor appeared to be a keloid, the first to be reported in sharks.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu
OSTI Identifier:
7256536
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 7256536
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Pac. Sci.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 30:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; FISHES; NEOPLASMS; MARSHALL ISLANDS; SKIN; TISSUES; ANIMALS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; BODY; DISEASES; ISLANDS; ORGANS; VERTEBRATES 550900* -- Pathology

Citation Formats

Smith, A.C., and Hartley, F.K. Keloid in the gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Smith, A.C., & Hartley, F.K. Keloid in the gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos. United States.
Smith, A.C., and Hartley, F.K. Thu . "Keloid in the gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos". United States.
@article{osti_7256536,
title = {Keloid in the gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos},
author = {Smith, A.C. and Hartley, F.K.},
abstractNote = {A gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, was captured at Enewetak Atoll, the Marshall Islands, in 1972. Near the right pectoral fin was a large fungating tumor. Microscopically, no evidence of microorganisms or definite malignant transformation was observed, and inflammation and necrosis were minimal. However, the tumor appeared to be a keloid, the first to be reported in sharks.},
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journal = {Pac. Sci.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 30:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {4}
}