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claspers

  1. the rod-like projections between the pelvic fins of male ELASMOBRANCH fish that are utilized in copulation.
  2. the processes at the tip of the male abdomen of insects used to hold the female during copulation.
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As champs of the Tyne, the Claspers looked to London and invited a top Thames crew to the North East for a match.
Old Uncle Ned was roped in, and in the summer of 1845 the Claspers headed back to the Thames with yet another new boat, the Lord Ravensworth.
carpinteroi in having the distal ends of the claspers fused and pointed, and in having the clunial process much broader; differing from L.
Distal abdomen not well preserved but no terminal claspers evident.
Claspers of two mature male paratypes covered with dermal denticles on ventral side except for tips, exposing naked spur for length of 4.
The Claspers paid Mr Cooper, who traded from his Burnopfield home under the name of Cooper Constructions, pounds 20,000 up front to build the new rooms, which they hoped would create extra space for their four children who were cramped in the three-bedroom-semi on Parkhead Gardens in Winlaton, Gateshead.
The largest shark with uncalcified claspers but containing spermatophores in the ampulla epididymis was 176 cm FL, and the smallest shark with calcified claspers, but with no spermatophores, was 166 cm FL.
The size of the 472 cm male shark and its 49 cm fully calcified claspers indicate that this specimen was mature.
Now, the team has identified a long clasper, made entirely of bone, on another fish specimen.
As the Alan Shearer of his day, Harry Clasper rowed his way into the world record books in the mid 1800s.
Rowing: A Way Of Life - The Claspers of Tyneside by David Clasper (Portcullis Press, Gateshead Council, pounds 7).
IT was with interest that I read in The Journal that Ed Waugh has written a play about Harry Clasper, the famous oarsman, and is seeking some of Clasper's descendants.