Muscle of cod

Figure 1: cross-section of cod muscle showing different thickness of fibers

Figure 2: cross-section of dried cod muscle showing how the fibers shrink irregularly and break the membranes between them

Figure 3: a little piece of cod fiber cut lengthwise

Figure 4: a fiber of dried cod muscle cracked open and separated

Figure 5: a piece of dried membrane that ran between the flesh of a whale

Figure 6: cross-section through the middle of a gurnet showing membrane VW extending to WQ and WP and surrounded by muscle fiber. T "remains to be investigated".