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Sensory Biology of Jawed Fishes: New Insights

Edited By: BG Kapoor and TJ Hara

387 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116405 | ISBN: 1578080991
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NHBS Price: £95.00 $120/€112 approx

Contents

Development of the eye of teleosts; the eyes of jawed fish - a review and recent progress with new insights; the fish cornea - adaptations for different aquatic environments; accommodation and eye movements in the oscar - astronctus ocellatus; electrogeneration in South American weakly electric fish; detection of electric signals in jawed fishes; the mechanosensory lateral line of jawed fishes; mechanoreception - hearing and lateral line; the role of the fish telen cephalon in sensory information processing; electroreception in freshwater catfish - the biologically adequate stimulus; a morphological and functional analysis of the ampullae of lorenzini in selected galeoid sharks; fish chromatophores as sensors of environmental stimuli; morphology and immuno histochemistry of taste buds in fish olfaction; the adaptive transformation of the palatine-maxillary system in catfish - towards freedom and increased mobility for a major device, the maxillary barbel.

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