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The optomotor response of a forebrainless fish, Tilapia mossambica. American Museum novitates ; no. 2446

Show simple item record Shaw, Evelyn S. en_US Sherman, Richard A. W. en_US 2005-10-06T16:33:06Z 2005-10-06T16:33:06Z 1971 en_US
dc.description 16 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 16). en_US
dc.description.abstract "The forebrain was removed from Tilapia mossambica, a cichlid fish that shows schooling behavior. The fish was tested in an optomotor apparatus before and after forebrain ablation. After ablation, there were significant decrements in fish r.p.m. in relation to drum r.p.m. and in the ability of the fish to reverse direction when drum direction was reversed. The relevance of these findings to schooling is discussed"--P. 15. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2446 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2446, 1971 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mozambique tilapia -- Schooling. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mozambique tilapia -- Orientation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mozambique tilapia -- Behavior. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Visual perception. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prosencephalon. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fishes -- Schooling. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fishes -- Orientation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fishes -- Behavior. en_US
dc.title The optomotor response of a forebrainless fish, Tilapia mossambica. American Museum novitates ; no. 2446 en_US
dc.title.alternative Tilapia mossambica en_US
dc.type text en_US

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  • American Museum Novitates
    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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