Small brain, astounding performance: How elephantnose fish switch between electrical, visual sense

Posted by on June 24, 2016 2:02 pm
Categories: Science

The elephantnose fish explores objects in its surroundings by using its eyes or its electrical sense — sometimes both together. Zoologists have now found out how complex the processing of these sensory impressions is. With its tiny brain, the fish achieves performance comparable to that of humans or mammals.

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