Untersuchungen zur Isolierung und Identifizierung des Schreckstoffes aus der Haut der Elritze,Phoxinus phoxinus (L.) (Cyprinidae, Ostariophysi, Pisces)

The alarm substance from the skin of the European minnow,Phoxinus phoxinus (L.) (Cyprinidae), was isolated and identified. The amounts of alarm substance in various fractions of the skin were tested by means of behavioural experiments on schools of the giant danio,Danio malabaricus (Jerdon). From all thinlayer chromatograms tested, only two strongly… (More)