Accession Number:

ADA571122

Title:

Arteriovenous Patterns in Beaked Whales

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT WILMINGTON CENTER FOR MARINE SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Long term goals of this study are 1 To describe the venous morphology in the head of beaked whales, with a special focus on the venous structures associated with the accessory sinus system and the acoustic fat bodies. 2 To describe the vascular morphology of the terminal airways of beaked whales, as it relates to presence and actuation of intrapulmonary shunts.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE