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Keywords: branchiostegal sinusClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 147–164.
Published: 1 January 1991
... to the haemolymph of the open circulatory system. The branchiostegal sinus, which is a compliant chamber, may function as a reservoir for displaced haemolymph and may operate as an accessory pump driven by the action of the dorsoventral (DV) muscles. A band of dorsoventral muscles controls the volume...