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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (4): jeb239855.
Published: 23 February 2021
... by a commercial electrofishing device. Electronarcosis Strongly electric fish Electric shock Predator Novelty response Starting with the remarkably detailed accounts of the ancient Egyptians ( Gamer-Wallert, 1970 ; Westendorf, 1999 ), the African electric catfish ( Malapteruridae ) has been...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb159723.
Published: 10 December 2018
... ). Pop-out in visual search of moving targets in the archer fish . Nat. Commun.   6 , 6476 . 10.1038/ncomms7476 Berthé , R. A. , Westhoff , G. and Bleckmann , H. ( 2013 ). Potential targets aimed at by spitting cobras when deterring predators from attacking . J. Comp. Physiol...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (11): 1697–1704.
Published: 01 June 2016
... not supported by our study. None of the three D. pulex clones showed an upregulation of these previously proposed candidate genes as a response to predator kairomone, which is interpreted as the result of refined methods used for both RNA sampling and kairomone enrichment yielding unambiguous results compared...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (14): 2509–2516.
Published: 15 July 2014
... of a visually guided aquatic predator, the sunburst diving beetle, Thermonectus marmoratus (Coleoptera: Dystiscidae). These eyes are characterized by complex layered distal and proximal retinas. We previously reported that their principal eye E2 has a bifocal lens, and previous behavioral experiments suggested...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Kevin Bland; Nicholas P. Revetta; Annette Stowasser; Elke K. Buschbeck One of the biggest challenges that predators, such as the larvae of the diving beetle Thermonectus marmoratus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), are faced with is to accurately assess the distance of their prey. Most animals derive...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (20): 3577–3586.
Published: 15 October 2012
... predators, with a UV-sensitive proximal retina that, according to its ultrastructure, has three distinct cell types with anatomical attributes that are consistent with polarization sensitivity. In the present study we used electrophysiological methods and single-cell staining to confirm polarization...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (24): 4179–4185.
Published: 15 December 2011
... levels: control, exposure to low calcium availability, predator kairomone exposure during training or a combination of low calcium and predator kairomones. Snails isolated during training alone demonstrated no difference in memory formation compared with the snails trained in groups. Maintaining snails...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (23): 3972–3976.
Published: 01 December 2011
... dropped significantly during the first 2 h and kept decreasing significantly until the end of the trial at 18 h. These results support the hypothesis that ecological factors mould the swimming behaviour of hatchling sea turtles, with predator pressure being important in determining the strategy used...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (21): 3524–3531.
Published: 01 November 2011
... predictions and represent important steps towards understanding the functional organization of the unusual stemmata of T. marmoratus larvae. * Author for correspondence ( elke.buschbeck@uc.edu ) 27 7 2011 © 2011. 2011 stemmata opsin eye predator Animal eyes fall into two...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (2): 301–307.
Published: 15 January 2010
... of aerial respiratory behavior. Juvenile Lymnaea , however, can form LTM following classical conditioning of appetitive behaviors. Here, we demonstrate that laboratory-reared juvenile Lymnaea have the ability to detect the presence of a sympatric predator (i.e. crayfish) and respond to the predator...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (24): 3808–3815.
Published: 15 December 2008
.... spectans vulnerable to predation by this bat to the point of excluding the moth from day roosts where the bat occurs. We thank Robert Raven of the Queensland Museum Ethics Committee for assistance in organising Ethics Clearance. Staff at Brisbane Forest Park and the owners of the Bramston Beach Caravan...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (9): 1355–1361.
Published: 01 May 2008
...William H. Liden; Jens Herberholz SUMMARY One of the most important decisions any animal has to make is how to respond to sensory cues that suggest an imminent attack by a predator. We measured behavioral and neural responses of juvenile crayfish to moving shadows of different velocities while...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (10): 1768–1775.
Published: 15 May 2007
...Ryan P. Ferrer; Richard K. Zimmer SUMMARY Animal perception of chemosensory cues is a function of ecological context. Larvae of the California newt ( Taricha torosa ), for example, exhibit predator-avoidance behavior in response to a chemical from cannibalistic adults. The poison tetrodotoxin (TTX...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (10): 1776–1785.
Published: 15 May 2007
...@biology.ucla.edu ) 27 2 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 arginine amino acid tetrodotoxin TTX newt salamander Taricha torosa predator prey cannibalism chemical signal olfaction adult-larval interaction odor plume feeding foraging search Cellular...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (20): 4174–4184.
Published: 15 October 2006
...Justin J. Meager; Paolo Domenici; Alex Shingles; Anne Christine Utne-Palm SUMMARY We examined the effect of turbidity (0.5–14 beam attenuation m –1 ) and predator attack speed (150 and 296 cm s –1 ) on escape responses of juvenile cod Gadus morhua in the laboratory. We triggered escape responses...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (14): 2637–2650.
Published: 15 July 2006
... for correspondence (e-mail: barbjr2@wfu.edu ) 24 4 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 Arctiidae tiger moth echolocation aposematism jamming startle predator prey Decades of anecdotal and experimental evidence have revealed that tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (11): 1855–1863.
Published: 01 May 2004
... during prey–predator interactions. To complement the physiological and anatomical studies with a necessary behavioral equivalent, we investigated encounters between juvenile crayfish and large dragonfly nymphs in freely behaving animals using a combination of high-speed video-recordings and measurements...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (2): 281–294.
Published: 15 January 2003
...James H. Fullard; Jeff W. Dawson; David S. Jacobs SUMMARY The simple auditory system of noctuoid moths has long been a model for anti-predator studies in neuroethology, although these ears have rarely been experimentally stimulated by the sounds they would encounter from naturally attacking bats...