Accession Number:

ADA061734

Title:

Sensory Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

TUFTS UNIV MEDFORD MA DEPT OF BIOLOGY

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

682.0

Abstract:

Partial contents Vision--Visual system of the Elasmobranchs State of the art 1960-1975, Refraction and accommodations of the Elasmobranch eye, Brain organization in the Cartilaginous fishes, and Behavioral studies correlated with central nervous system integration of vision in sharks Chemical Senses--Electrophysiological studies of chemoreception in Elasmobranchs, and Chemoreception and the role of its interaction with flow and light perception in the locomotion and orientation of some Elasmobranchs Mechanical and Acoustical Senses--Mechanoreception and the behavior of Elasmobranch fishes with special reference to the acoustico-lateralis systems, Underwater sound Its effect on sharks behavior, and Telemetering techniques for study of free-ranging sharks Electrical Senses--Physiology of the Ampulla of Lorenzini, and Electric and magnetic sensory world of sharks, skates, and rays and Ecology and Behavior- Dispersion of the Port Jackson shark in Australian waters, Problems in studies of sharks in the southwest Indian Ocean, Knowledge and exploitation of the sensory biology of sharks in the southwestern Pacific, and Effects of fasting confinement on Squalus acanthias.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE