CAN ANYONE PLEASE help me?!!!

Florian Barth florian.barth at STUDBOX.UNI-STUTTGART.DE
Fri Mar 14 11:41:55 EST 1997


csoule wrote:
> 
> I desperately NEED to know if there exists a vertebrate out there whose BLOOD IS WHITE. This is VITAL!!! Please, can anyopne help me?
> csoule at po-box.mcgill.ca

The blood of some fishes that belong to the family of Channichthyidae
(Chaenichthyidae, Icefishes), contain no erythrocytes and no hemoglobin.
This blood (and also the rest of the fish) is almost transparent. This
is also true for the leptocephal larva of eels.



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