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The Sexually Dimorphic Jamming Avoidance Response in the Electric Fish Eigenmannia (Teleostei, Gymnotiformes)

Kramer, Bernd (1987) The Sexually Dimorphic Jamming Avoidance Response in the Electric Fish Eigenmannia (Teleostei, Gymnotiformes). Journal of Experimental Biology 130 (1), pp. 39-62.

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Abstract

Eigenmannia's jamming avoidance response (JAR) is a frequency change of its electric organ discharge (EOD) in response to an electric stimulus of similar frequency (small AF; AF = FFlgh — FStlm). It is assumed that the response to an undamped stimulus, AR = FRMponM. — FRMI, is stereotyped and non-habituating, and improves the fish's electrolocation performance in the presence of a jamming ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:July 1987
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
Keywords:jamming avoidance response; electric organ discharge; frequency difference; beat frequency; sexual dimorphism; Eigenmannia
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:30 Aug 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:14
Item ID:2120
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