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Communication behavior and sensory mechanisms in weakly electric fishes

Kramer, Bernd (1994) Communication behavior and sensory mechanisms in weakly electric fishes. Advances in the Study of Behavior 23, pp. 233-270.

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Abstract

Teleost freshwater fishes of the orders Mormyriformes (the elephantfishes plus Gymnarchus from Africa) and Gymnotiformes (the knifefishes from South America) are both electrogenic and electroreceptive. These fishes' electric system has a motor part, the electric organ, and a sensory part, the cutaneous electroreceptors that project to large, specialized brain areas. The electric systems of both ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1994
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: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:16 Dec 2007 19:46
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:20
Item ID:2655
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