Development of the electric discharge in mormyrid and gymnotid fish (Marcusenius sp. andEigenmannia virescens)
Larvae of both species start discharging at 8 days.Eigenmannia immediately produces pulses similar to those of the adult.Marcusenius however, possesses a characteristic larval discharge 20 times longer and of opposite polarity to the adult discharge which appears on Day 40.
KeywordsElectric Discharge Opposite Polarity Larval Discharge Adult Discharge Gymnotid Fish
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