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JEB: 100 years of discovery
Series: CENTENARY ARTICLE
J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (17): jeb246035.
Published: 23 August 2023
... interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. © 2023. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2023 Summary: Reflections on the development of neuroethology in the Southern Cone of South America. Native species Behavior Physiology Neurons Electric fish Crab...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (15): jeb244307.
Published: 10 August 2022
... . Ecotoxicology 29 , 375 - 388 . 10.1007/s10646-020-02186-4 Nelson , M. E. ( 2011 ). Electric fish . Curr. Biol. 21 , R528 - R529 . 10.1016/j.cub.2011.03.045 Norris , S. M. ( 2002 ). A Revision of the African electric catfishes, Family Malapteruridae (Teleostei...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (12): jeb243452.
Published: 20 June 2022
... met our operational definition of chirps. Steady-state increases in EODf, which were like JARs in other electric fish ( Dye, 1987 ; Metzner, 1993 ), were elicited by artificial playbacks ( Fig. S2A ). Unlike JARs in other species, these JAR-like responses were elicited not only by playbacks...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (16): jeb243008.
Published: 17 August 2021
... in muddy waters. Sex recognition Image processing Electrotaxis Electric fish Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100008725 FCE_1_2019_1_155541 Programa de Desarrollo de las Ciencias Básicas Sex recognition is a critical...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb242242.
Published: 4 May 2021
..., carried by center ON and center OFF neurons responding in opposite ways to the same stimulus at the center of their receptive fields. Here, we show in the electrosensory lateral line lobe of Gymnotiform weakly electric fish that basilar pyramidal neurons, representing ‘ON’ cells, and non-basilar pyramidal...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (Suppl_1): jeb213447.
Published: 1 February 2020
... or behavioral phenotypes can empower research mapping genotype to phenotype interactions. We present two case studies using electric fish and poison frogs and discuss how comparative work can teach us about evolutionary constraint and flexibility at various levels of biological organization. We also offer...
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Neuroethology
J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (11): jeb195354.
Published: 11 June 2019
...Virginia Comas; Kim Langevin; Ana Silva; Michel Borde ABSTRACT South American weakly electric fish (order Gymnotiformes) rely on a highly conserved and relatively fixed electromotor circuit to produce species-specific electric organ discharges (EODs) and a variety of meaningful adaptive EOD...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (13): 2478–2486.
Published: 1 July 2013
... and to different degrees. Studies demonstrate that ray-finned fishes possess a very high capacity to regenerate different tissues and organs when they are adults. Among fishes that exhibit robust regenerative capacities are the neotropical electric fishes of South America (Teleostei: Gymnotiformes). Specifically...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (13): 2501–2514.
Published: 1 July 2013
... a ventral elongated median fin. Engineered active electrosensory models inspired by electric fish allow for close-range sensing in turbid waters where other sensing modalities fail. Artificial electrosense is capable of aiding navigation, detection and discrimination of objects, and mapping the environment...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (13): 2403–2411.
Published: 1 July 2013
... interests No competing interests declared. 26 10 2012 7 1 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 animal communication signal reliability signal plasticity electric fish androgen cortisol melanocortin The sensory drive model for evolution...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (13): 2421–2433.
Published: 1 July 2013
...G. Troy Smith; Rüdiger Krahe; Eric Fortune Summary The ghost knifefishes (family Apteronotidae) are one of the most successful and diverse families of electric fish. Like other weakly electric fish, apteronotids produce electric organ discharges (EODs) that function in electrolocation...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (2): 200–205.
Published: 15 January 2011
.... Recent data from gymnotiform electric fish reveal mechanisms that regulate energy allocated to sexual advertisement signals through dynamical remodeling of the excitable membranes in the electric organ. Further, males of the short-lived sexually selected species, Brachyhypopomus gauderio , trade off...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (21): 3478–3489.
Published: 1 November 2009
... torpille ( Torpedo marmorata ). J. Physiol. (Paris) 42 , 528 -529. Albert, J. S. and Crampton, W. ( 2005 ). Diversity and phylogeny of neotropical electric fishes (Gymnotiformes). In Electroreception (ed. T. H. Bullock, C. D. Hopkins, A. N. Popper and R. R. Fay), pp. 360 -409. New York:Springer...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2172–2184.
Published: 1 July 2008
...Jung A. Kim; Christine Laney; Jeanne Curry; Graciela A. Unguez SUMMARY In most groups of electric fish, the current-producing cells of electric organs (EOs) derive from striated muscle fibers but retain some phenotypic characteristics of their precursor muscle cells. Given the role of the MyoD...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (11): 1814–1818.
Published: 1 June 2008
...Harold H. Zakon; Derrick J. Zwickl; Ying Lu; David M. Hillis SUMMARY Animal communication systems are subject to natural selection so the imprint of selection must reside in the genome of each species. Electric fish generate electric organ discharges (EODs) from a muscle-derived electric organ(EO...