Ctenoid Scale from Pseudanthias squamipinnis

I found this ctenoid scale by accident and I couldn’t bring myself to simply rinse it down the drain or dispose of it. So, I imaged it as best I could and put it up on here for both my own, and everyone else’s, gratification. Enjoy!

Full Figure

Cheek Scale from <em>Pseudanthias squamipinnis</em>, a sea goldie. MC Gilbert, 2018.
Preview of a ctenoid scale taken from the cheek (just post-orbital) of Pseudanthias squamipinnis. Specimen was cleared and stained prior to scale removal.

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