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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
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Morphological Features of Fish Body in Luzhi River, with Comments on Their significance of Adaptation
Author of the article:ZHOU Wei1, LIU Ying-cong2
Author's Workplace:(1.Department of Forest Conservation, Southwest Forestry College, Kunming 650224; 2. First Middle School of Yimen Mining Industry Bureau of Yunnan, Yimen County, Yunnan Province 651101)
Key Words:Yunnan; Yuanjiang River system; fishes; morphology; adaptation
Abstract:According to body shapes, fishes of Luzhi River can be divided into three types, i.e. compressed, cylindrical and flatted. In each type, fish body may produce varied changes and form some appendages, such as oral disk, pelvic fin disk and thorax disk. Based on the principle that characters accord with function and adaptation, it is discussed and analyzed that the relationship between morphological features of fish body and their habitat environment.
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