Image of the Day: Electric Fish

The little skate (Leucoraja erinacea) uses its specialized electrosensory organ to detect electrical fields produced by its prey.

By | March 7, 2017

JULUIS LAB, UCSF

(N.W. Bellono et al., “Molecular basis of ancestral vertebrate electroreception,” Nature, doi: 10.1038/nature21401, 2017).

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