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The hepatopancreas of decapod crustaceans, a particularly complex and dynamic invertebrate organ

AoS. The hepatopancreas of decapod crustaceans.

The hepatopancreas is the largest organ of the digestive tract and metabolic centre of the ~15,000 species of decapod crustaceans that include shrimps, crabs, lobsters and crayfishes. A review of my own data and literature data revealed