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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb226142.
Published: 04 May 2021
... different colours (compared with grey) and differing hues of red. Elasmobranch Stingray Behaviour Cognition Colour vision Colour discrimination Opsins Colour vision refers to the ability of the visual system to distinguish between and respond to different wavelengths of light...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb240143.
Published: 15 April 2021
... to detect relevant external sensory signals. In the cerebellum-like electrosensory nucleus of elasmobranch fish, an adaptive filter preserves novel signals by generating cancellation signals that suppress predictable reafference. A parallel fiber network supplies the principal Purkinje-like neurons (called...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb233544.
Published: 15 April 2021
... Biologging Ecophysiology Elasmobranch Respirometry Estimating the metabolic rates of animals in the laboratory is a well-established practice using either direct or indirect calorimetry; however, estimating field metabolic rate (FMR) is more challenging. Commonly used methods to estimate FMR...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb230698.
Published: 04 February 2021
...Mathias Schakmann; Victoria Becker; Mathias Søgaard; Jacob L. Johansen; John F. Steffensen; Paolo Domenici ABSTRACT Fast escape responses to a predator threat are fundamental to the survival of mobile marine organisms. However, elasmobranchs are often underrepresented in such studies. Here, we...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (4): jeb204438.
Published: 20 February 2020
... contributes to ongoing efforts to understand, from an evolutionary perspective, the functional diversity of the vertebrate cerebellum in animal behavior. Cerebellum-like Mechanosensory lateral line Predictive cancellation Reafference Elasmobranch Sensory system Sensory systems face...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb188318.
Published: 12 December 2018
... strains, cartilaginous vertebral centra stiffness and toughness vary among Carcharhiniformes and Lamniformes sharks, anterior and posterior body regions, ontogenetic groupings and strain rates. Mineralized cartilage Stiffness Toughness Double cone Elasmobranch In a swimming fish...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (4): 705–712.
Published: 15 February 2017
... reveals substantial changes in shape as speed increases. Fin stiffness Pectoral fin Elasmobranch Swimming performance Kinematics Batoids (rays, skates, guitarfishes and sawfishes) are cartilaginous fishes characterized by dorso-ventrally flattened bodies, with expanded pectoral fins...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (3): 397–407.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... ( 2001 ). Thermal and bioenergetics of elasmobranchs: bridging the gap . Environ. Biol. Fish.   60 , 251 - 266 . 10.1023/A:1007650502269 Lowe , C. G. , Holland , K. N. and Wolcott , T. G. ( 1998 ). A new acoustic tailbeat transmitter for fishes . Fish. Res.   36 , 275 - 283...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (20): 3218–3226.
Published: 15 October 2016
...Chris M. Wood; Marina Giacomin ABSTRACT Nitrogen (N) appears to be a limiting dietary resource for elasmobranchs, required not only for protein growth but also for urea-based osmoregulation. Building on recent evidence that the toxicant ammonia can be taken up actively at the gills of the shark...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (13): 2028–2038.
Published: 01 July 2016
... impacts on resident elasmobranchs are largely unknown. Gummy sharks ( Mustelus antarcticus ) and school sharks ( Galeorhinus galeus ) use the same Tasmanian estuary as a nursery ground; however, each species has distinct distribution patterns that are coincident with changes in local environmental...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (12): 1804–1807.
Published: 15 June 2016
... measured for any elasmobranch; however, this species incurs a much higher COT at approximately five times the lowest values recorded for some teleosts. In addition, because skates lack a propulsive caudal fin and could not sustain steady swimming beyond a relatively low optimum speed of 1.25 body lengths s...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 615–625.
Published: 01 March 2016
... , 306 - 325 . 10.2307/1442493 Ballantyne , J. S. ( 1997 ). Jaws: the inside story. The metabolism of elasmobranch fishes . Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B Biochem. Mol. Biol.   118 , 703 - 742 . 10.1016/S0305-0491(97)00272-1 Ballantyne , J. S. and Robinson , J. W. ( 2011...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (22): 4256–4263.
Published: 15 November 2013
.... and I.K.B. are responsible for its execution, interpretation, drafting and revision. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 23 1 2013 12 8 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 elasmobranch spinal deformity vertebrae skeletal...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (21): 3681–3684.
Published: 01 November 2012
... © 2012. 2012 feeding ecology digestive physiology elasmobranch tiger shark sandbar shark In marine ecosystems, the advent of electronic tags has provided unprecedented new insights into movements of highly mobile sharks and fishes ( Meyer et al., 2007 ; Meyer et al., 2010...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (18): 3231–3241.
Published: 15 September 2012
... or more complex maneuvers. Locomotion by rays and skates has been set apart since early classifications of swimming modes, with the eponymous ‘rajiform mode’ originally encompassing locomotion by any elasmobranch with expanded pectoral fins, from manta rays (Myliobatidae: Mobulinae) to stingrays...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (12): 2003–2012.
Published: 15 June 2012
...Laura J. Macesic; Adam P. Summers SUMMARY Elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) perform at the extremes of locomotion and feeding (i.e. long migrations, high-speed swimming and durophagy). However, very little is known about their cartilaginous skeletal structure and composition in response...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (17): 2883–2895.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Beau D. Reilly; Rebecca L. Cramp; Jonathan M. Wilson; Hamish A. Campbell; Craig E. Franklin SUMMARY Bull sharks, Carcharhinus leucas , are one of only a few species of elasmobranchs that live in both marine and freshwater environments. Osmoregulation in euryhaline elasmobranchs is achieved through...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (2): 210–224.
Published: 15 January 2010
...W. W. Dowd; B. N. Harris; J. J. Cech, Jr; D. Kültz SUMMARY Partially euryhaline elasmobranchs may tolerate physiologically challenging, variable salinity conditions in estuaries as a trade-off to reduce predation risk or to gain access to abundant food resources. To further understand these trade...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (24): 4010–4018.
Published: 15 December 2009
... of the elasmobranchs: State of the art 1960-1975 . In Sensory Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays (ed. Hodgson E. S. , Mathewson R. F. ), pp. 11 - 116 . Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC : U.S. Govt. Printing office . Harris J. A. ( 1965 ). Eye movements of the dogfish Squalus...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (19): 3037–3043.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Laura K. Jordan; Stephen M. Kajiura; Malcolm S. Gordon SUMMARY Short range hydrodynamic and electrosensory signals are important during final stages of prey capture in elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays), and may be particularly useful for dorso-ventrally flattened batoids with mouths hidden...
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