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Encoding of acoustic directional information by saccular afferents of the sleeper goby, Dormitator latifrons
TLDR
The results strongly support the hypothesis that the response directionality of a fish's auditory afferents derives from the morphological polarity of sensory hair cells in the otolithic organs. Expand
Acoustic response properties of lagenar nerve fibers in the sleeper goby, Dormitator latifrons
TLDR
The lagena of D. latifrons plays a role in sound localization in elevation, particularly at high stimulus intensities where responses of most saccular fibers are saturated. Expand
Acoustic response properties of single units in the torus semicircularis of the goldfish, Carassius auratus
  • Z. Lu, R. Fay
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology A
  • 1 July 1993
TLDR
Some torus units are similar to saccular afferents while others reveal significant transformations of information between the periphery and the midbrain, revealing a dichotomy between units with little or no phase-locking and those that phase-lock strongly. Expand
Tension transients initiated by photogeneration of MgADP in skinned skeletal muscle fibers
TLDR
The results suggest that competition between MgADP and MgATP for crossbridges at the end of the cycle slows detachment leading to accumulation of force-generatingCrossbridges. Expand
Coding of acoustic particle motion by utricular fibers in the sleeper goby, Dormitator latifrons
TLDR
Results of this study indicate that the utricle in this vertebrate plays an auditory role in azimuth and that utricular fibers extend the response dynamic range of this species in directional hearing. Expand
Effects of saccular otolith removal on hearing sensitivity of the sleeper goby (Dormitator latifrons)
  • Z. Lu, Z. Xu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology A
  • 1 September 2002
TLDR
The results demonstrate that the saccule plays important roles in directional hearing and frequency responses in a teleost fish and effects of unilateral and bilateral removal of saccular otoliths on its hearing sensitivity. Expand
Behavioral detection of acoustic particle motion by a teleost fish (Astronotus ocellatus): sensitivity and directionality
TLDR
Behavioral detection thresholds of the oscar are close to the neural thresholds obtained from the most sensitive auditory nerve fibers in two other species, the goldfish and the toadfish. Expand
Effects of a red-tide toxin on fish hearing
  • Z. Lu, S. Tomchik
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology A
  • 1 November 2002
TLDR
Results of the study indicate that brevetoxin-3 could affect hearing capabilities of marine animals that survived exposure to red tides, and is the first study showing a natural red-tide toxin causes minor hearing loss in vertebrates. Expand
Acoustic response properties of single neurons in the central posterior nucleus of the thalamus of the goldfish, Carassius auratus
  • Z. Lu, R. Fay
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology A
  • 1 June 1995
TLDR
While peripheral frequency analysis is enhanced at the midbrain level, the integration of frequency-selective channels in the thalamus may function in the processing of wideband spectra characteristic of natural sound sources. Expand
Acoustic response properties of single units and unit clusters in the midbrain of the goldfish.
Single units and small unit clusters were recorded from the torus semicircularis (TS) of the goldfish using indium electrodes. Response areas (RA) were formed as iso‐level, spike count functions (75Expand
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