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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (24): jeb243420.
Published: 17 December 2021
... higher acuity in females than males, a sexual dimorphism that is rare outside of invertebrates. Overall, our results have implications for understanding how poeciliids perceive visual signals during mate choice and agonistic encounters. References Abdeljalil , J. , Hamid , M. , Abdel...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1267–1276.
Published: 1 April 2017
... not differ significantly between the models. Furthermore, measurement of the quantum yield and reflectance spectra of 3-OHK indicates that fluorescence does not contribute to the visual signal under broad-spectrum illumination. Our results suggest that the use of 3-OHK pigmentation instead of ancestral...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (5): 743–750.
Published: 1 March 2014
... with the fluorescence as a visual signal attracted cyprid larvae to settle around it. We propose that the perception of specific visual signals can be involved in behavior of zooplankton including marine invertebrate larvae, and that barnacle auto-fluorescence may be a specific signal involved in gregarious larval...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (7): 1035–1041.
Published: 1 April 2010
...R. Pronk; D. R. Wilson; R. Harcourt SUMMARY Coleoid cephalopods, including octopuses, cuttlefish and squid, rely mainly on visual signals when interacting with conspecifics, predators and prey. Presenting visual stimuli, such as models, photographs, mirrors and live conspecifics, can thus provide...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (15): 2631–2637.
Published: 1 July 2004
... of the background and body surface of spiders showed that the brightly coloured body parts of the typical morph exhibited rather high values, but those of the dark body parts were below the discrimination threshold. The differential colour contrasts of body parts generated a visual signal unlike that of a spider...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (22): 4029–4039.
Published: 15 November 2003
... of signalling behaviour in the vibratory (seismic) modality. We videotaped courtship behaviour and used laser vibrometry to record seismic signals and observed that each prominent visual signal is accompanied by a subsequent seismic component. Three broad categories of seismic signals were observed(`thumps...