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Fish Physiology, Volume 25: Sensory Systems Neuroscience

Series: Fish Physiology Volume: 25

By: T Hara and B Zielinski

Academic Press

Hardback | Nov 2006 | #161779 | ISBN: 012350449X
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Fish sensory systems have been extensively studied not only because of a wide general interest in the behavioral and sensory physiology of this group, but also because fishes are well suited as biological models for studies of sensory systems. This volume describes how fish are able to perceive their physical and biological surroundings, and highlights some of the exciting developments in molecular biology of fish sensory systems. Volume 25 in the Fish Physiology series offers the only updated thorough examination of fish sensory systems at the molecular, cellular and systems levels.


Chapter 1. Molecular and Neural Mechanisms in Olfaction Chapter 2. Peripheral and Central Gustatory Processes Chapter 3. Bronchial Chemoreceptor Regulation of Cardiorespiratory Function Chapter 4. Nociception Chapter 5. Visual Sensitivity and Signal Processing Chapter 6. Molecular and Cellular Regulation of Pineal Organ Responses Chapter 7. Electro-Reception in Weakly Electric Fishes Chapter 8. The Magnetic Sense Chapter 9. The Auditory System and Vocal Communication Chapter 10. The Lateral-Line System Chapter 11. Neuromodulatory Functions of Terminal Nerve-GnRH Neurons

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