Bratton, Bradford O. and Kramer, Bernd (1988) Intraspecific variability of the pulse-type discharges of the African electric fishes, Pollimyrus isidori and Petrocephalus bovei (Mormyridae, Teleostei), and their dependence on water conductivity. Experimental Biology 47, pp. 227-238.
The electric organ discharge (EOD) of the mormyrid Pollimyrus isidori is a short pulse with three phases: (1) weak head positive (PI); (2) strong head negative (N); (3) weak head positive (P2). 1. At a stable water conductivity (100 pS/cm), which is near the upper end of the natural range in tropical Africa, there was a statistically significant difference between the sexes only in one of five ...
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|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Alumni or Retired > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)|
|Keywords:||Electric organ discharge; Pulse waveform; Intraspecific variability; Water conductivity; Communication signal|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited On:||05 Jun 2008 13:12|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 10:28|