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Electrosensory basis for individual recognition in a weakly electric, mormyrid fish, Pollimyrus adspersus (Günther, 1866)

Paintner, Stephan and Kramer, Bernd (2003) Electrosensory basis for individual recognition in a weakly electric, mormyrid fish, Pollimyrus adspersus (Günther, 1866). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55 (5), pp. 197-208.

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Abstract

Pollimyrus adspersus discriminates the individually variable waveforms of Electric Organ Discharges (EODs) of conspecifics of only 150–250 ms duration. We examined: (1) the discrimination threshold for artificially generated EODs of similar waveform, (2) the mechanism of signal analysis (spectral vs temporal) present, by determining the discrimination between different waveforms of identical ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:December 2003
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1007/s00265-003-0690-4DOI
Keywords:Electroreception; Electric organ discharge; Individual recognition; Conditioned discrimination; Temporal signal analysis
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 09:41
Item ID:460
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