Melissa A. Borla

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Swimming and turning behaviors of larval zebrafish have been described kinematically, but prey capture behaviors are less well characterized. High-speed digital imaging was used to record the axial kinematics of larval zebrafish as they preyed upon paramecia and also during other types of swimming. In all types of swim bouts, a series of traveling waves of(More)
Larval zebrafish exhibit a variety of complex undulatory swimming patterns. This repertoire is controlled by the 300 neurons projecting from brain into spinal cord. Understanding how descending control signals shape the output of spinal circuits, however, is nontrivial. We have therefore developed a segmental oscillator model (using NEURON) to investigate(More)
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