Comparative Hearing: Fish and Amphibians / Edition 1

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This volume brings together our current understanding of the auditory systems of two of the major vertebrate classes, fish and amphibians. C omparative Hearing: Fish and Amphibians overcomes the differing theore tical and experimental paradigms that underlie most work on these grou ps and treats both fish and amphibians together in most chapters in or der to address broader comparative issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387984704
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 11/4/2007
  • Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Series , #11
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 438
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Hearing in Fishes and Amphibians: An Introduction.- 2 Hearing in Two Worlds: Theoretical and Actual Adaptive Changes of the Aquatic and Terrestrial Ear for Sound Reception.- 3 The Auditory Periphery in Fishes.- 4 The Acoustic Periphery of Amphibians: Anatomy and Physiology.- 5 Anatomy of the Central Auditory Pathways of Fish and Amphibians.- 6 Central Auditory Processing in Fish and Amphibians.- 7 The Sense of Hearing in Fishes and Amphibians.- 8 The Enigmatic Lateral Line System.- 9 Acoustic Communication in Fishes and Frogs.

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