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Experientia

, Volume 33, Issue 11, pp 1453–1453 | Cite as

Nautilus pompilius: Branchial circulation enhanced by an auxiliary pumping mechanism

  • G. B. Bourne
  • J. R. Redmond
  • K. Johansen
Biologica

Summary

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.

Keywords

Blood Pressure Pressure Recording Blood Pressure Recording Rhythmic Contraction Nautilus Pompilius 
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Copyright information

© Experientia 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Bourne
    • 1
  • J. R. Redmond
    • 1
  • K. Johansen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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