X-ray of Banded Sicklefish, Drepane longimana Click to enlarge image
X-ray image of a Banded Sicklefish collected from the Sea of Oman, 30 January 2012. Three hyperostosotic bone growths are clearly visible at the rear end of the fish. Image: Laith Jawad
© Laith Jawad

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    longimana
    Genus
    Drepane
X-ray of Banded Sicklefish, Drepane longimana
X-ray image of a Banded Sicklefish collected from the Sea of Oman, 30 January 2012. Three hyperostosotic bone growths are clearly visible at the rear end of the fish. Image: Laith Jawad
© Laith Jawad

X-ray image of a Banded Sicklefish, Drepane longimana, collected from the Sea of Oman, 30 January 2012. Three hyperostosotic bone growths are clearly visible at the rear end of the fish.