Nautilus pompilius: Branchial circulation enhanced by an auxiliary pumping mechanism
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- Bourne, G.B., Redmond, J.R. & Johansen, K. Experientia (1977) 33: 1453. doi:10.1007/BF01918802
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Blood pressure recordings from the vena cava, afferent branchial and efferent branchial veins inNautilus showed that a significant increase in pressure of the gill circulation was achieved by the rhythmic contractions of the renal appendages and pericardial glands.