The giant mottled eel, Anguilla marmorata, uses blue-shifted rod photoreceptors during upstream migration.

Article English OPEN
Feng-Yu Wang; Wen-Chun Fu; I-Li Wang; Hong Young Yan; Tzi-Yuan Wang;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103953, pmc: PMC4125165
  • Subject: Research Article | Fisheries Science | Evolutionary Genetics | Evolutionary Physiology | Sensory Physiology | Marine Biology | Visual System | Fish Biology | Ecology | Evolutionary Biology | Animal Migration | Metamorphosis | Sensory Perception | Vertebrate Physiology | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Behavioral Ecology | Neuroscience | Animal Behavior | Physiology | Medicine | Color Vision | Vision | Q | R | Fish Physiology | Homing Behavior | Fish Metamorphosis | Science | Sensory Systems | Animal Physiology | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures | sense organs | animal structures

Catadromous fishes migrate between ocean and freshwater during particular phases of their life cycle. The dramatic environmental changes shape their physiological features, e.g. visual sensitivity, olfactory ability, and salinity tolerance. Anguilla marmorata, a catadro... View more
Share - Bookmark