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Fig. 10. Fragment culture of pearl oyster mantle with the medium shown in Table 1. A - active outgrowth of granular and agranular hemocytes on day 1. m - mantle fragment. B - outgrowth of epithelial-like cells from the mantle fragment on day 4. Granular and agranular hemocytes are observable among epithelial-like cells. Phase contrast. Scale bars - 200 μm (A) and 100 μm (B), respectively. Reprinted with permission from Bull. Natl. Pearl Res. Lab., 13, Machii, Histological studies on the pearl-sac formation, 1489–1539, Fig. 58, 60, © 1968, Fisheries Research Agency, Japan.

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