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Contribution to the understanding of particle motion perception in marine invertebrates
André, M.; Kaifu, K.; Solé, M.; van der Schaar, M.; Akamatsu, T.; Balastegui, A.; Sánchez, A.M.; Castell, J.V. (2016). Contribution to the understanding of particle motion perception in marine invertebrates, in: Popper, A.N. et al. (Ed.) The effects of noise on aquatic life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 875: pp. 47-55. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_6
In: Popper, A.N.; Hawkins, A. (Ed.) (2016). The effects of noise on aquatic life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 875. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc: New York. ISBN 978-1-4939-2980-1. xxx, 1292 pp., more
In: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer: Berlin. ISSN 0065-2598, more
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Keywords
    Invertebrates; Laser doppler vibrometers; Particle motion; Marine

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  • André, M., more
  • Kaifu, K.
  • Solé, M.
  • van der Schaar, M.
  • Akamatsu, T.
  • Balastegui, A.
  • Sánchez, A.M.
  • Castell, J.V.

Abstract
    Marine invertebrates potentially represent a group of species whose ecology may be influenced by artificial noise. Exposure to anthropogenic sound sources could have a direct consequence on the functionality and sensitivity of their sensory organs, the statocysts, which are responsible for their equilibrium and movements in the water column. The availability of novel laser Doppler vibrometer techniques has recently opened the possibility of measuring whole body (distance, velocity, and acceleration) vibration as a direct stimulus eliciting statocyst response, offering the scientific community a new level of understanding of the marine invertebrate hearing mechanism.

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