Unterwater Hearing in the clawed frog, Xenopus


Vertebrate hearing originated in water. The clawed frog Xenopus lives and communidates acoustically under water. We study its hearing abilities and mechanisms to compare with the species' lateral-line 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

Publications
Elepfandt et al: Hearing threshold and frequency discrimination in the purely aquatic frog Xenopus laevis. J. Exp. Biol. 203: 3621-3629

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