Wave analysis with the lateral line system in the clawed frog

The lateral line system is possibly a precursor of our auditory system. In the project we study the mechanisms how waves are analysed in the lateral line system, in order to test for parallels to the auditory system.

Principal Investigators
Elepfandt, Andreas Prof. i. R. Dr. rer. nat. (Details) (Sensory Biology)

Duration of Project
Start date: 01/1998
End date: 07/2008

Elepfandt A., Oed K: Lateral-line reading of hydromechanical frequency dispersal of water surface waves: Homology to cochlear mechanics? Bioacoustics 12: 151-1522 (2002)

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