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Electric Signals in the Social Behavior of Sympatric Elephantfish (Mormyridae, Teleostei) from the Upper Zambezi River

Scheffel, Andreas and Kramer, Bernd (2000) Electric Signals in the Social Behavior of Sympatric Elephantfish (Mormyridae, Teleostei) from the Upper Zambezi River. Naturwissenschaften 87 (3), pp. 142-147.

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Abstract

Electrocommunication in mormyrid fish from African freshwaters is a challenging research field in neuroethology (Turner et al. 1999). However, virtually nothing is known about electrocommunication within natural mormyrid populations involving sympatric, syntopic species. Here we report on the nocturnal activities and electrocommunication among three syntopic species in a spacious laboratory ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:March 2000
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1007/s001140050693DOI
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:06 Dec 2006
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:40
Item ID:376
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