Population-specific behavioral electrosensitivity of the European blind cave salamander, Proteus anguinus

@article{Schlegel1997PopulationspecificBE,
  title={Population-specific behavioral electrosensitivity of the European blind cave salamander, Proteus anguinus},
  author={P. Schlegel and B. Bulog},
  journal={Journal of Physiology-Paris},
  year={1997},
  volume={91},
  pages={75-79}
}
  • P. Schlegel, B. Bulog
  • Published 1997
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Physiology-Paris
  • In nine salamanders from different Slovenian populations of the urodele Proteus anguinus, including three specimens of its 'black' variety, P anguinus parkelj, thresholds of an overt avoidance response to electrical field stimuli were estimated as a function of frequency (continuous sine-waves in water). Thresholds down to 0.3V/cm (ca 100 nA/cm2) and up to 2 mV/cm (670 nA/cm2), at 'best frequencies' of around 30 Hz were found. Sensitivity covered a total frequency range of below 1 Hz, excluding… CONTINUE READING
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