The echo response inGnathonemus petersii (Mormyridae)

@article{Russell2004TheER,
  title={The echo response inGnathonemus petersii (Mormyridae)},
  author={Claire J Russell and John Peterson Myers and Curtis C. Bell},
  journal={Journal of comparative physiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={92},
  pages={181-200}
}
1. Gnathonemus petersii respond to each other's electric organ discharge (EOD) with an “echo” discharge of their own at a latency of about 12 msec. This response persists until interfish distances reach about 30 cm (Fig. 4). 2. Artificial electrical stimuli were used to further characterize the response. Response threshold, latency dependence on stimulus intensity, polarity characteristics (Figs. 5–7), and differential regional sensitivity indicate that “medium” electroreceptors in the anterior… CONTINUE READING
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