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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (4): jeb243221.
Published: 14 February 2022
... low light to a series of small triangular apertures under bright light. Environmental light field ELF Batoid Elasmobranch Vision Marine Biological Laboratory http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100006049 National Science Foundation http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000001...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb226142.
Published: 4 May 2021
... and Radlwimmer, 1999 ), the λ max value of the P. motoro lws photopigment was predicted to be 555 nm (i.e. C. milii , λ max(lws2) =548 nm, plus 7 nm) ( Fig. 5 ). In cases studied thus far, the spectral sensitivity of visual photopigments in elasmobranchs has been measured by microspectrophotometry (MSP...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb240143.
Published: 15 April 2021
... to detect relevant external sensory signals. In the cerebellum-like electrosensory nucleus of elasmobranch fish, an adaptive filter preserves novel signals by generating cancellation signals that suppress predictable reafference. A parallel fiber network supplies the principal Purkinje-like neurons (called...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb233544.
Published: 15 April 2021
.... Ecol. 477 , 40 - 46 . 10.1016/j.jembe.2015.12.009 Whitney , N. M. , Lear , O. , Gleiss , A. C. , Payne , N. and White , C. F. ( 2018 ). Advances in the application of high–resolution biologgers to elasmobranch fishes . In Shark Research: Emerging Technologies...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb230698.
Published: 4 February 2021
...Mathias Schakmann; Victoria Becker; Mathias Søgaard; Jacob L. Johansen; John F. Steffensen; Paolo Domenici ABSTRACT Fast escape responses to a predator threat are fundamental to the survival of mobile marine organisms. However, elasmobranchs are often underrepresented in such studies. Here, we...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (4): jeb204438.
Published: 20 February 2020
...-like circuitry of the MON supports the generation of predictions for expected sensory input based on movement-related signals ( Fig. 2 A). We recorded the spiking activity of AENs in the MON of an elasmobranch fish, the skate ( Leucoraja erinacea ), while manipulating the relationship between external...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb188318.
Published: 12 December 2018
... strains, cartilaginous vertebral centra stiffness and toughness vary among Carcharhiniformes and Lamniformes sharks, anterior and posterior body regions, ontogenetic groupings and strain rates. Mineralized cartilage Stiffness Toughness Double cone Elasmobranch In a swimming fish...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (4): 705–712.
Published: 15 February 2017
... of a batoid-inspired oscillating fin . J. Fluid Mech.   691 , 245 - 266 . 10.1017/jfm.2011.472 Di Santo , V. ( 2016 ). Intraspecific variation in physiological performance of a benthic elasmobranch challenged by ocean acidification and warming . J. Exp. Biol.   219 , 1725 - 1733 . 10.1242...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (3): 397–407.
Published: 1 February 2017
... sapidissima) . J. Comp. Physiol. B Biochem. Syst. Environ. Physiol.   169 , 287 - 295 . 10.1007/s003600050223 Lowe , C. G. and Goldman , K. J. ( 2001 ). Thermal and bioenergetics of elasmobranchs: bridging the gap . Environ. Biol. Fish.   60 , 251 - 266 . 10.1023/A:1007650502269...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (20): 3218–3226.
Published: 15 October 2016
...Chris M. Wood; Marina Giacomin ABSTRACT Nitrogen (N) appears to be a limiting dietary resource for elasmobranchs, required not only for protein growth but also for urea-based osmoregulation. Building on recent evidence that the toxicant ammonia can be taken up actively at the gills of the shark...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (13): 2028–2038.
Published: 1 July 2016
... impacts on resident elasmobranchs are largely unknown. Gummy sharks ( Mustelus antarcticus ) and school sharks ( Galeorhinus galeus ) use the same Tasmanian estuary as a nursery ground; however, each species has distinct distribution patterns that are coincident with changes in local environmental...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (12): 1804–1807.
Published: 15 June 2016
... measured for any elasmobranch; however, this species incurs a much higher COT at approximately five times the lowest values recorded for some teleosts. In addition, because skates lack a propulsive caudal fin and could not sustain steady swimming beyond a relatively low optimum speed of 1.25 body lengths s...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 615–625.
Published: 1 March 2016
... at great depths. Elasmobranch Shark Skate Ray Chimaera Biogeography Geographic range limit Metabolism Osmoregulation Buoyancy Energetics Hydrostatic pressure Nitrogen limitation Sharks and their relatives (class Chondrichthyes) are an ancient, ecologically important group...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (22): 4256–4263.
Published: 15 November 2013
.... and I.K.B. are responsible for its execution, interpretation, drafting and revision. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 23 1 2013 12 8 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 elasmobranch spinal deformity vertebrae skeletal...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (21): 3681–3684.
Published: 1 November 2012
... © 2012. 2012 feeding ecology digestive physiology elasmobranch tiger shark sandbar shark In marine ecosystems, the advent of electronic tags has provided unprecedented new insights into movements of highly mobile sharks and fishes ( Meyer et al., 2007 ; Meyer et al., 2010...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (18): 3231–3241.
Published: 15 September 2012
... . In Sharks, Skates and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes (ed. Hamlett   W. C. ), pp. 69 - 92 . Baltimore, MD : John Hopkins University Press . Curet   O. M. , Patankar   N. A. , Lauder   G. V. , MacIver   M. A. ( 2011 ). Mechanical properties of a bio-inspired robotic...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (12): 2003–2012.
Published: 15 June 2012
...Laura J. Macesic; Adam P. Summers SUMMARY Elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) perform at the extremes of locomotion and feeding (i.e. long migrations, high-speed swimming and durophagy). However, very little is known about their cartilaginous skeletal structure and composition in response...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (17): 2883–2895.
Published: 1 September 2011
...Beau D. Reilly; Rebecca L. Cramp; Jonathan M. Wilson; Hamish A. Campbell; Craig E. Franklin SUMMARY Bull sharks, Carcharhinus leucas , are one of only a few species of elasmobranchs that live in both marine and freshwater environments. Osmoregulation in euryhaline elasmobranchs is achieved through...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (2): 210–224.
Published: 15 January 2010
...W. W. Dowd; B. N. Harris; J. J. Cech, Jr; D. Kültz SUMMARY Partially euryhaline elasmobranchs may tolerate physiologically challenging, variable salinity conditions in estuaries as a trade-off to reduce predation risk or to gain access to abundant food resources. To further understand these trade...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (24): 4010–4018.
Published: 15 December 2009
... University (#A08002) and Florida Atlantic University (#A09-04). * Author for correspondence ( dmccomb@fau.edu ) 9 9 2009 © 2009. 2009 binocular vision elasmobranch eye pupil dilation Sphyrnidae winghead shark In their 400 million year evolutionary history...
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