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Keywords: hydrodynamic sensory system
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (8): jeb170753.
Published: 25 April 2018
... Hydrodynamic sensory system Marine mammal Pinnipeds Sensory biology All pinnipeds possess well-developed vibrissae ( Ling, 1966 ; Stephens et al., 1973 ; Dykes, 1975 ; Ling, 1977 ). This sensory specialisation enables the perception of haptic information ( Kastelein and van Gaalen, 1988...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (2): 174–185.
Published: 15 January 2017
... that harbour seals are able to detect and localize flatfish using their hydrodynamic sensory system (vibrissae), as fish emit water currents through their gill openings (breathing currents). To test this hypothesis, we created an experimental platform where an artificial breathing current was emitted through...
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