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Comparative Hearing: Fish and Amphibians / Edition 1
     

Comparative Hearing: Fish and Amphibians / Edition 1

by Richard R Fay
 

ISBN-10: 0387984704

ISBN-13: 9780387984704

Pub. Date: 11/04/2007

Publisher: Springer New York

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387984704
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/04/2007
Series:
Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Series , #11
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(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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