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No sex difference in the waveform of the pulse type electric fish,Gnathonemus petersii (Mormyridae)

Kramer, Bernd and Westby, G. W. M. (1985) No sex difference in the waveform of the pulse type electric fish,Gnathonemus petersii (Mormyridae). Experientia 41 (12), pp. 1530-1531.

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Abstract

A communication signal in an African freshwater electric fish, its pulse-like Electric Organ Discharge (EOD), was investigated in order to determine whether inter- or intraindividual variability of the EOD waveform provides a putative cue for communication, in addition to the electric cues already identified. In contrast to an individual's highly stereotyped EODs showing extremely low variation ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:December 1985
Additional information (public):Zeitschrift heisst jetzt: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (CMLS)
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1007/BF01964790DOI
Keywords:Electric Organ Discharge (EOD); waveform; communication signal; variability; sexual dimorphism
Subjects:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:17 Feb 2009 10:16
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:30
Item ID:4170
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