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Keywords: carotid body chemoreceptorClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (23): 4081–4092.
Published: 1 December 2001
... cormorants to adjust their cardiac and behavioural system in accordance with the physiological restraints imposed during foraging. We propose that carotid body chemoreceptors, sensing arterial oxygen tensions, are the most likely mechanism facilitating the observed cardiac and behavioural responses...