Central projections of octavolateralis nerves in the brain of a soniferous damselfish (Abudefduf abdominalis)

  title={Central projections of octavolateralis nerves in the brain of a soniferous damselfish (Abudefduf abdominalis)},
  author={Karen P. Maruska and Timothy C. Tricas},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
Sounds and hydrodynamic stimuli are important cues detected by the octavolateralis system in fishes. The central organization of auditory, mechanosensory, and vestibular projections is known for only a few phylogenetically diverse fishes, and less is known about projections in derived perciforms that use sounds for acoustic communication. We used neuronal labeling to provide a detailed analysis of octavolateralis endorgan projections in a soniferous perciform that does not have accessory… 

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