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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (8): jeb242256.
Published: 23 April 2021
... by its shape and seem to use the shape of an object over its color when recognizing it. Object recognition Learning Memory Ethology Pavlovian conditioning Animal behavior Stomatopod Marine biology Visual guidance Each species of animal living in a given space experiences its own...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (22): jeb219832.
Published: 26 November 2020
...Tsyr-Huei Chiou; Ching-Wen Wang ABSTRACT Stomatopods, or mantis shrimp, are the only animal group known to possess circular polarization vision along with linear polarization vision. By using the rhabdomere of a distally located photoreceptor as a wave retarder, the eyes of mantis shrimp are able...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb224618.
Published: 22 July 2020
.... and Engle , J. M. ( 1989 ). Aspects of the ecology and behavior of the stomatopod Hemisquilla ensigera californiensis (Gonodactyloidea: Hemisquillidae) . In Biology of Stomatopods (ed. E.A.   Ferrero , coed. R. B.   Manning , M. L.   Reaka and W.   Wales ), pp. 199 - 212 . Modena...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (4): jeb208678.
Published: 25 February 2020
... in water than they do in air. Biomechanics Energy Kinematics Power amplification Stomatopod Diverse biological systems, including locusts and mantis shrimp, use latch-mediated, spring-actuated systems to generate movements with incredibly high speeds and mechanical power ( Gronenberg...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb198085.
Published: 04 April 2019
... underlies these context-specific changes, which have implications for theories of contest and feeding behavior. Velocity Energy Scaling Animal weapons Animal contests Stomatopod Energy is a central currency in biology that fuels how animals accomplish essential tasks. Therefore...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (11): jeb176099.
Published: 14 June 2018
... repeatedly, sequentially and with predictable behavioral variation that corresponds to shell shape. Physical modeling demonstrates that mantis shrimp use an impact strategy that maximizes shell damage. Shell fracture Durophagy Stomatopod Physical model Behavioral plasticity Mollusk The co...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3222–3230.
Published: 15 September 2017
...Rachel M. Templin; Martin J. How; Nicholas W. Roberts; Tsyr-Huei Chiou; Justin Marshall ABSTRACT A combination of behavioural and electrophysiological experiments have previously shown that two species of stomatopod, Odontodactylus scyllarus and Gonodactylaceus falcatus , can differentiate between...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (19): 3425–3431.
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Several marine species, such as stomatopod crustaceans and cephalopod molluscs, communicate using visual signals that contain polarized information, content that is often part of a more complex multi-dimensional visual signal. In this work, we investigate the evolution of polarized signals in species...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3263–3273.
Published: 15 September 2014
.... Transparent, pelagic animals must therefore deal with the trade-off between the ability to see and the ability of other animals to see them. Stomatopod larvae, like many transparent crustaceans, possess specialized optics in their compound eyes that minimize the volume of the opaque retina. Though the volumes...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (4): 584–589.
Published: 15 February 2012
... with light such as birefringence, differential reflection or scattering. We describe a novel biological polarizer in a marine crustacean based on linear dichroism of a carotenoid molecule. The red-colored, dichroic ketocarotenoid pigment astaxanthin is deposited in the antennal scale of a stomatopod...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (20): 3496–3504.
Published: 15 October 2010
.... , Kirbyson J. W. ( 1979 ). Oyster predation by the black oystercatcher in British Columbia . Condor 81 , 433 - 435 . Caldwell R. L. , Dingle H. ( 1976 ). Stomatopods . Sci. Am. 234 , 80 - 89 . Cantwell W. J. , Morton J. ( 1991 ). The impact resistance...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4663–4677.
Published: 15 December 2004
... cardiac ganglion neuron neurotransmitter stomatopod Squilla oratoria immunocytochemistry GABA glutamate Alexandrowicz ( 1934 ) first showed that three pairs of central cardioregulatory nerves (α, βand γ) control the heart of the stomatopod Squilla mantis . Of these, β and γ are most...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (1): 181–193.
Published: 01 January 2003
... by waves. We compared signal encounters by odor-plume-tracking stomatopods (mantis shrimp) in wave-affected and unidirectional flow in a flume. Stomatopods are small enough that we can study their natural behavior in a flume. They sample odors by flicking their antennules. A thin sheet of laser light...