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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb240465.
Published: 4 May 2021
...Andrea Gazzola; Alessandro Balestrieri; Giovanni Scribano; Andrea Fontana; Daniele Pellitteri-Rosa ABSTRACT Predation is a strong driver for the evolution of prey behaviour. To properly assess the actual risk of predation, anuran tadpoles mostly rely on water-borne chemical cues, and their ability...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (9): 1402–1409.
Published: 1 May 2015
... survivorship of tadpoles in the presence of predators when egg incubation (15 or 25°C) and tadpole acclimation temperature in microcosms (15 or 25°C) coincided at 15°C. Tadpoles that survived predation were smaller, and had faster burst swimming speeds than those kept in no-predator control conditions...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1392–1401.
Published: 15 April 2014
... bilayer. Brevinin-1SY transcripts were detected in tadpoles and were significantly increased during the later stages of development. Effects of environmental stress (24 h anoxia, 40% dehydration or 24 h frozen) on the mRNA levels of brevinin-1SY in the dorsal and ventral skin were examined. The brevinin...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (8): 1293–1300.
Published: 15 April 2010
... ) 27 11 2009 © 2010. 2010 Table 2. A comparison of path analysis models describing the relationships between pH, wallum water treatment, total body length, body condition and burst swimming performance locomotion organic acids pH performance swimming tadpoles...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 122 (1): 1–12.
Published: 1 May 1986
... beat frequency is approximately 10 Hz and, unlike for most aquatic vertebrates, is not correlated with specific swimming speed. At higher speeds, tail beat frequency and speed are positively correlated. Xenopus tadpoles show an increase in the maximum amplitude of the tail beat with increasing velocity...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 119 (1): 1–30.
Published: 1 November 1985
...Richard J. Wassersug; Karin Von Seckendorf Hoff ABSTRACT The kinematics of swimming in tadpoles from four species of anurans (Rana catesbeiana Shaw, Rana septentrionalis Baird, Rana clamitans Latreille and Bufo americanus Holbrook) was studied using computer-assisted analysis of high speed (⩾200...
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J Exp Biol (1983) 104 (1): 79–95.
Published: 1 May 1983
... are small. 27 07 1982 29 11 1982 © 1983 by Company of Biologists 1983 Bimodal respiration hypoxia tadpoles The respiratory patterns of amphibious vertebrates have attracted considerable attention in recent years ( Johansen, 1970 ; Hughes, 1976 ; Randall, Burggren...