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Author Finger, Stanley
Title The shocking history of electric fishes [electronic resource] : from ancient epochs to the birth of modern neurophysiology / Stanley Finger, Marco Piccolino
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xi, 470 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
This title looks at how three kinds of strongly electric fishes became electrical, and how they helped to change the sciences and medicine. These fishes are the flat torpedo rays common to the Mediterranean, the electric catfishes of Africa, and an eel from South America
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Oxford
Link Print version 9780195366723
Subject Neurosciences -- History
Electric fishes -- History
Alt Author Piccolino, Marco
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