Electrosensory optimization to conspecific phasic signals for mating

@article{Tricasa1995ElectrosensoryOT,
  title={Electrosensory optimization to conspecific phasic signals for mating},
  author={Timothy C. Tricasa and Scott W. Michael and Joseph A. Sisneros},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
  year={1995},
  volume={202},
  pages={129-132}
}
Electroreception: Strategies for Separation of Signals from Noise
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The electrosensory world of fishes is rich with electric fields from a multitude of sources includ- ing the earth’s magnetic field and the bodies of all aquatic organisms including the electrosensing fish, itself.
Ontogenetic Changes in the Response Properties of the Peripheral Electrosensory System in the Atlantic Stingray (Dasyatis sabina)
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During development electrosensory primary afferents increase resting discharge regularity, show an upward shift in best frequency, an increase in neural sensitivity, and a decrease in bandpass, which are consistent with sensory adaptations to enhance the avoidance of large predators as young, and increase the location of prey and mates as adults.
Ecological Functions and Adaptations of the Elasmobranch Electrosense
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The electrosense response properties are seasonally modified by the periodic expression of gonadal steroids and may serve important modulation of sensory function during reproductive behaviors and are proposed to reflect ontogenetic adaptations to their changing environments.
Electroreceptors and Magnetoreceptors
Electroreception: Extracting Behaviorally Important Signals from Noise
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The specializations of receptors and CNS so well developed in these fishes allow us to recognize important general principles operating in other sensory systems and in other vertebrates.
Signals and noise in the elasmobranch electrosensory system
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Analyzing signal and noise for any sensory system requires an appreciation of the biological and physical milieu of the animal and the principal electrosensory neurons (ascending efferent neurons; AENs) of the dorsal octavolateralis nucleus show a greatly reduced response to common-mode signals.
Adaptation of the Rostral Ampullary Electrosense for Plankton Feeding by the Paddlefish
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Direct innervation of the tectum from the DON is unique to the paddlefish and may reflect dominance of the electrosensory system in tectal orientation, a mechanism essential for prey localization and capture.
Molecular basis of ancestral vertebrate electroreception
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It is shown that the voltage-gated calcium channel CaV1.3 and the big conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channel are preferentially expressed by electrosensory cells in little skate and functionally couple to mediate electrosensing cell membrane voltage oscillations, which are important for the detection of specific, weak electrical signals.
Neuroethology and life history adaptations of the elasmobranch electric sense
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