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Spiked Structures on Male Zebrafish Pectoral Fins

Caption: Spiked structures on male zebrafish pectoral fins are important for mating but also produce a potent signaling inhibitor. Presence of this inhibitor disrupts regeneration of fin tissue after amputation injury.

Credit: Developmental Cell, Kang et al.

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