Dictionary of Ichthyology  

tooth series = in sharks, the line of teeth parallel to the jaw axis, comprising several different rows.

Odontaspis americanus (= O. taurus), 1 = teeth in use, 2 = teeth in reserve, 3 = skin, 4 = jaw cartilage, 5 = encrusting calcification of cartilage, 6 = connective tissue, 7 = mucous membrane; from "The Vertebrate Skeleton" by S. H. Reynolds, 1913. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.....more

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