Nicolaus Steno pp 751-762 | Cite as

2.26 Observations Concerning the Eggs of Viviparous Animals

  • Troels Kardel
  • Paul Maquet


In a Galeus lævis, a fish of Italy, three foetuses were contained in each oviduct, all of the same size. They did not withdraw from each other as usually happens in other animals but, set near each other, they turned their heads forwards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gammel HolteDenmark
  2. 2.AywailleBelgium

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