Aversive responses by shore crabs to acetic acid but not to capsaicin

@article{Elwood2017AversiveRB,
  title={Aversive responses by shore crabs to acetic acid but not to capsaicin},
  author={R. Elwood and N. Dalton and G. Riddell},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={2017},
  volume={140},
  pages={1-5}
}
Nociception is the ability to encode and perceive harmful stimuli and allows for a rapid reflexive withdrawal. In some species, nociception might be accompanied by a pain experience, which is a negative feeling that allows for longer-term changes in behaviour. Different types of stimuli may affect nociceptors, but in crustaceans there is conflicting evidence about the ability to respond to chemical stimuli. This study attempts to resolve this situation by testing behavioural responses of the… Expand
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