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.