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Microscopic modifications of the female reproductive tissues of Mustelus antarcticus
thesisposted on 2004-01-01, 00:00 authored by Megan. Storrie
The ovarian follicles and oviducal glands have structural organisations similar to other chondrichthyans. Sperm are stored in the oviducal gland of all maturing and mature animals throughout the year and throughout pregnancy. Microscopic features of the uterine epithelium suggest nutrients are supplied to developing embryos without placenta formation.