organs of pesta
Luminescent modified areas of the gastrohepatic glands, found within the cephalothorax of some species Sergestes s.1 [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
One of several processes on the gastrohepatic gland, modified to produce light; found on species of genus Sergestes [Butler, T.H.].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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