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Electric Fish

Known as: Fish, Electric 
Fishes which generate an electric discharge. The voltage of the discharge varies from weak to strong in various groups of fish. The ELECTRIC ORGAN… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Summary Weakly electric knifefish have intrigued both biologists and engineers for decades with their unique electrosensory… Expand
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2013
2013
The neural computations underlying sensory-guided behaviors can best be understood in view of the sensory stimuli to be processed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Weakly electric fishes have been an important model system in behavioral neuroscience for more than 40 years. These fishes use a… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The brown ghost knifefish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus, is a model wave-type gymnotiform used extensively in neuroethological… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
How do the communication discharges produced by electric fish evolve to accommodate the unique design features for the modality… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The present study describes a measurement-based model of electric image generation in the weakly electric mormyrid fish… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
1. The coding of time-varying electric fields in the weakly electric fish, Eigenmannia, was investigated in a quantitative manner… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Abstract Waveform analysis of the electric organ discharges (EODs) of the weakly electric fish Gymnotus carapo found significant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
An electric fish in the African family Mormyridae recognizes members of its own species by "listening" to electric organ… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
SYNOPSIS. Communication through electric discharges is a rich and varied modality of social communication among mormyrid fishes… Expand
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