fish gills showing chloride cells

McCormick Laboratory
Environmental Physiology of Fish

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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Presentation Figures


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Metamorphic juvenile sea lamprey and their chloride cells (stained red with an antibody for Na+,K+-ATPase) that are responsible for the development of seawater tolerance.

Photo by Jonathan Wilson (Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 978-988)


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Chloride cells in the gills of the Hawaiian goby (Stenogobius hawaiiensis) stained with an antibody for Na+,K+-ATPase (green) and the apical chloride channel (red). In the lower image only the apical chloride channel (white) is shown. 

Photo by Stephen McCormick (Journal of Experimental Biology 206: 4575-4583)


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Increase in the size and number of chloride cells (stained red with an antibody for Na+,K+-ATPase) during the parr-smolt transformation of Atlantic salmon.

Photo by Ryan Pelis (American Journal of Physiology 280: R1844-R1852)


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Hormonal control of chloride cells in teleost fishes.

Conceptualization by Stephen McCormick, Drawing by Mark Mandica (American Zoologist 41: 781-794)


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Juvenile Atlantic salmon: the stream dwelling and territorial parr and the seaward-migrating smolt.

Photos by Stephen McCormick

The Lab In Action


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Collecting water samples to measure inorganic aluminum levels in the Swift River, NH.

Photo by Michael O'Dea


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Setting up a cage study in a stream weir at Hubbard Brook, NH.

Photo by Scott Bailey


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Electrofishing juvenile salmon on Salmon Brook, CT.

Photo by Michael O'Dea


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Getting ready for some messy sampling in the lab.

Photo by Amy Regish


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In-stream sampling in Smith Brook, VT.

Photo by Stephen McCormick


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Catch and release project on the Alagnak River with Julie Meka.

Photo by Brad Baker


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Sampling juvenile alewives at night in Brides Pond, CT.

Photo by Stephen McCormick


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Sampling migrating smolts in the Dennys River, ME.

Photo by Stephen McCormick