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The Senses of Fish: Adaptions for the Reception of Natural Stimuli

Edited By: Gerhard von der Emde, Joachim Mogdans and BG Kapoor

377 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, figs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #147980 | ISBN: 1402018207
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NHBS Price: £185.50 $230/€217 approx

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Examples of adaptation and refinement are given for 6 sensory systems: visual, auditory, olfactory, mechanosensory lateral line, taste and electrosensory. In each case, the environmental conditions under which a particular group of fish lives are analyzed. There follows a description of the morphology and physiology of the sensory system.


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