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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (19): jeb244473.
Published: 3 October 2022
... material in magnetoreception by a migratory bird . J. Exp. Biol. 198 , 141 - 146 . 10.1242/jeb.198.1.141 Beason , R. C. , Wiltschko , R. and Wiltschko , W. ( 1997 ). Pigeon homing: effects of magnetic pulses on initial orientation . The Auk 114 , 405 - 415 . 10.2307...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb243000.
Published: 30 September 2021
...Radek Netušil; Kateřina Tomanová; Lenka Chodáková; Daniela Chvalová; David Doležel; Thorsten Ritz; Martin Vácha ABSTRACT Sensitivity to magnetic fields is dependent on the intensity and color of light in several animal species. The light-dependent magnetoreception working model points...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (18): jeb164921.
Published: 23 September 2020
... faster and with less effort. This interpretation is consistent with experimental results suggesting a long time course for magnetic compass and map responses in some animals. Despite possible limitations, magnetoreception may be maintained by natural selection because the geomagnetic field is sometimes...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb222091.
Published: 18 May 2020
... the magnetic orientation behaviour of a fish and are consistent with the hypothesis that salmon have magnetite-based magnetoreception. * Author for correspondence ( lewisnj@live.unc.edu ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 23 1 2020 4 4 2020...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb184077.
Published: 6 February 2019
... , C. R. and Salmon , M. ( 2011 ). Sun compass orientation by juvenile green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) . Chelonian Conserv. Biol. 10 , 73 - 81 . 10.2744/CCB-0888.1 Mouritsen , H. ( 2018 ). Long-distance navigation and magnetoreception in migratory animals . Nature 558...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (5): jeb172205.
Published: 1 March 2018
..., lobster size was found to be a significant predictor of den choice: lobsters that selected the anomaly den were significantly smaller as a group than those that chose the control den. Taken together, these findings provide additional evidence for magnetoreception in spiny lobsters, raise the possibility...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (16): 2874–2877.
Published: 15 August 2017
... fish larvae during the pre-settlement phase is influenced by magnetic-field shifts, which indicates sensitivity to the geomagnetic field and the use of a magnetic compass during dispersal and settlement. Magnetoreception Larval ecology Orientation behaviour Dispersal The ability...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1202–1209.
Published: 1 April 2017
... the involvement of radical-pair reactions in the primary magnetoreception process. Birds trained and tested under 638 nm red light showed a weak tendency to orient ∼45 deg clockwise of the trained magnetic direction. Under low-irradiance 460 nm blue light, they tended to orient along the trained magnetic compass...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (11): 1717–1724.
Published: 1 June 2016
...K. Tomanova; M. Vacha ABSTRACT Studies on weak man-made radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields affecting animal magnetoreception aim for a better understanding of the reception mechanism and also point to a new phenomenon having possible consequences in ecology and environmental protection. RF...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1044–1050.
Published: 1 April 2015
... that are neither dangerous nor unfavorable might not elicit strongly oriented swimming ( Lohmann and Lohmann, 1994 ; Merrill and Salmon, 2010 ). Magnetic orientation Navigation Magnetoreception Caretta caretta Ocean circulation model Movement patterns in many animals suggest an impressive...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 206–211.
Published: 15 January 2015
... by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 Bird navigation Magnetic inclination compass Functional range Magnetoreception Radical-pair mechanism Sylvia atricapilla For 50 years, it has been known that birds are able to use the Earth's magnetic field for orientation ( Merkel and Wiltschko, 1965...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (6): 918–923.
Published: 15 March 2014
... proxy of migratory disposition. Passerine birds can use the Earth's geomagnetic field as a compass to keep their course during their migratory flight. Among the candidate magnetoreceptive mechanisms are the cryptochromes, flavoproteins located in the retina that are supposed to perceive the magnetic...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (16): 3143–3147.
Published: 15 August 2013
... chickens, suggesting that the physical basis for magnetoreception is present. In behavioural tests, however, young chicks 5 to 7 days old failed to show a preference of the training direction; on days 8, 9 and 12, they could be successfully trained to search along a specific magnetic axis. Trained...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (12): 2192–2200.
Published: 15 June 2013
... No competing interests declared. 1 12 2012 26 2 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 true navigation pigeon Columba livia magnetoreception True navigation describes behaviour in which an animal is able to return to a known goal from an unfamiliar...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (7): 1307–1316.
Published: 1 April 2013
... the horizontal component of the magnetic field was cancelled, indicating that the quadramodal behavior is dependent on magnetic cues, and that the spontaneous alignment response may reflect properties of the underlying magnetoreception mechanism. In addition, a re-analysis of data from studies of learned...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (20): 3649–3654.
Published: 15 October 2012
...Ludmila Oliveriusová; Pavel Němec; Zuzana Králová; František Sedláček SUMMARY Evidence for magnetoreception in mammals remains limited. Magnetic compass orientation or magnetic alignment has been conclusively demonstrated in only a handful of mammalian species. The functional properties...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (14): 2399–2404.
Published: 15 July 2012
.... These data show that Pekin ducks are able to detect and use magnetic stimuli to guide unrestricted search behaviour and are consistent with a hypothesis of magnetoreception involving a putative cluster of magnetite in the upper beak. Eighteen Pekin ducks ( Anas platyrhynchos domestica ) of unknown sex...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (18): 3096–3101.
Published: 15 September 2011
... head into specific directions. The interactions of magnetoreception by the magnetite-based receptors with the visual system, the conditions under which they occur and which parts of the brain are involved are open questions that need to be answered before we achieve a full understanding...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (15): 2504–2508.
Published: 1 August 2011
... and Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles, Terasaki Life Sciences Building, 610 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA ( mfoxhunter@gmail.com ) 14 5 2011 © 2011. 2011 magnetic orientation navigation magnetoreception sea turtle Caretta caretta secular variation...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (20): 3423–3426.
Published: 15 October 2010
...Rafael Freire; Tessa E. Birch SUMMARY The ability of ducks to derive magnetic direction information was tested in a conditioned procedure and the functional properties of the mechanism of magnetoreception investigated using common manipulations. Twelve ducks were trained to find a hidden imprinting...