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Banded Butterflyfish Swim Bladder 0002
2D coronal CT slice through the swim bladder (related publication) of a Banded Butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus). The swim bladder is a gas filled organ that facilitates buoyancy control while the otoliths are used to sense gravity and linear acceleration. Specimen courtesy of Dr. Jacqueline Webb - University of Rhode Island (URI).
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