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The Processing of Hydrodynamic Stimuli With the Fish Lateral Line System

"All fish have a mechanosensory lateral line system for the detection of hydrodynamic stimuli. It is thus not surprising that the lateral line system is involved in numerous behaviors, including obstacle avoidance, localization of predators and prey, social communication, and orientation in laminar and turbulent flows..." – By Joachim Mogdans

Evolution, Homology, Cell Classification, and Parallel Processing for Vision

Vision

"A first step in analyzing complex systems is a classification of component elements. This applies to retinal organization as well as to other circuit components in the visual system. There is great variety in the types of retinal ganglion cells and the targets of their axonal projections. Thus, a prerequisite to any deep understanding of the early visual system is developing a proper classification of its elements..." – By W. Martin Usrey and S. Murray Sherman

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