ampullae of Lorenzini
Lorenzini\'s ampullae (the mucus filled canal system opening on the snout of Elasmobranchii, Polyodon spathula and Plotosus anguillaris. May be electric, pressure or temperature receptors)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Ampullae of Lorenzini — The ampullae of Lorenzini are special sensing organs, forming a network of jelly filled canals found on elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) and Chimaera . Each ampulla consists of a jelly filled canal opening to the surface by a pore in the skin and… …   Wikipedia

  • Lorenzini's ampullae — the mucus filled canal system opening on the snout of Elasmobranchii, Polyodon spathula and Plotosus anguillaris. May be electric, pressure or temperature receptors …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Outline of sharks — A great white shark at Isla Guadalupe, Mexico Sharks (superorder Selachimorpha) are a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body. The earliest known sharks date from more than 420 million years ago, before the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ampoules De Lorenzini — électro récepteur et canal des lignes latérales. Les ampoules de Lorenzini sont les organes sensitifs spéciaux présents sur les Chondrichthyes qui regroupent les élasmobranches (requins et raies) et les …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ampoules de lorenzini — électro récepteur et canal des lignes latérales. Les ampoules de Lorenzini sont les organes sensitifs spéciaux présents sur les Chondrichthyes qui regroupent les élasmobranches (requins et raies) et les …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ampoules de Lorenzini — électro récepteur et canal des lignes latérales. Les ampoules de Lorenzini sont les organes sensitifs spéciaux présents sur les Chondrichthyes qui regroupent les élasmobranches (requins et raies) et les chimères pouvant détecter des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Savi's vesicle or ampullae — sensory organs in the form of closed sacs in Elasmobranchii associated with the lateral line and somewhat similar to the ampullae of Lorenzini, e.g. ventral surface of head of Torpedo …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Diversity of fish — Fish come in many shapes and sizes. This is a sea dragon, a close relative of the seahorse. They are camouflaged to look like floating seaweed.[1][2][3] …   Wikipedia

  • organ of Pinkus — one of several diverticula in the spiracle of Mustelus and Squalus, or a dorsad running channel from the spiracle with three sensory organs at the end, or closed vesicles each with a sensory organ in Protopterus and Lepidosiren. The receptors can …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Magnetic shark repellent — Magnetic shark repellents utilize permanent magnets, which exploit the sensitivity of the Ampullae of Lorenzini in sharks and rays (electrosense). This organ is not found on bony fishes (teleosts), therefore, this type of shark repellent is… …   Wikipedia

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