Evolution of gustatory reflex systems in the brainstems of fishes.

Abstract

The great number of species of teleosts permits highly specialized forms to evolve to occupy particular niches. This diversity allows for extreme variations in brain structure according to particular sensory or motor adaptations. In the case of the taste system, goldfish (Carassius auratus L., 1758) and some carps have evolved a specialized intraoral food… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-4877.2008.00135.x

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