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Electrocommunication and social behaviour in Marcusenius
senegalensis (Mormyridae, Teleostei)

Scheffel, Andreas and Kramer, Bernd (1997) Electrocommunication and social behaviour in Marcusenius
senegalensis (Mormyridae, Teleostei).
Ethology 103, pp. 404-420.

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Abstract

The electric organ discharges (EODs) of Marcnsenius senegalensis, a West African freshwater fish, are bipolar pulses of short duration (220 ± SE 13µs )I.n males (n= 10; 10.1-13.1 cm standard length-which is around the size of getting mature), the duration of EOD pulses was of significantly greater variance than in females (n = 9; 9.8-12.8 cm standard length). Male EODs also showed a tendency ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1997
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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: Bernd Kramer
Deposited On:16 Dec 2007 19:36
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:20
Item ID:2654
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