Tag: "lamprey" at biology news
Leading lampreys to slaughter: Pheromone for scourge of Great Lakes identified
...was the Pied Piper's tune. For the destructive sea lamprey
of the Great Lakes, it's a chemical attractant, or pheromone, released by lamprey
larvae living in streambeds. Following the pheromone trail, adults are drawn to streams favorable fo...
UF scientists reveal ancient origin of vertebrate skeleton
...les, amphibians, sharks and bony fishes, while the lamprey
skeleton was based on quite different proteins," s...hat flares open at the end of its body. Still, the lamprey
and its cousin, the hagfish, offer insight into the early Cambrian period 540 million years ago, whe...
UF scientists discover evolutionary origin of fins, limbs
...shes lacked paired fins, similar to the modern-day lamprey
- a species of jawless fish with a dorsal fin and ...artment. Extending their genetic analysis to the lamprey
- a living relic from the time before fish had paired fins - researchers found the same genetic cues...
Scientists find lamprey a 'living fossil'
... have uncovered a remarkably well-preserved fossil lamprey
from the Devonian period that reveals today's lamp...b Gess to describe the new find in the article, "A lamprey
from the Devonian of South Africa" to be published in the Oct. 26, 2006, issue of Nature. "Apart fr...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...i N. Orlovsky, and Tatiana G. Deliagina Steering a lamprey
through the murky depths presents some of the same... Zelenin et al. examined the control system of the lamprey
that maintains body orientation in the sagittal (pitch), transversal (roll), and horizontal (yaw) pl...