Pesce Immagine Branchiostoma Lanceolatum
Branchiostoma lanceolatum PALLAS 1778.
The Branchiostomiformes are the simplest animals with a notochord. Lack of skull and limbs and have a circulatory system without a heart (the movement of blood occurs due to a pulsating vessel).
The amphioxus, as in the past been the subject of fishing and being able to observe this day, while scuba diving, is reported, although not a fish, the site of the fish of the seas of Italy just to meet requirements for recognition since the appearance and the environment in which they live.
In another section of the site, amphioxus is the correct taxonomic classification between Cefalocordati / Leptocardia to it and see for further details