Anatomy of the Bamboo Shark

Project Title: Feeding mechanisms of nectar feeding birds

Start Date: 2020

Lead Researcher(s): Dr. Brion Benninger, Dr. Scott Echols

Contributing Researchers:  Dr. Tres Clarke

Project Purpose: To define the anatomy of the white spotted bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium plagiosum). The goal is to create a dissection manual type publication that can be used as a reference for shark anatomy.

Funding Needed:  $ 9,414.30

Special Notes: Ten sharks have been entered into the study and are currently being documented. We have completed numerous CT plain, vascular and tissue contrast studies.

Publications Produced: Not at this time.

Bamboo Shark Scarlet Tissue Stain
Bamboo Shark with BriteVu Dorsal