Accession Number : AD0699189

Title :   FACTORS AFFECTING THE BEHAVIOR OF SHARKS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Dec 58-31 Dec 69,

Corporate Author : HAWAII UNIV HONOLULU

Personal Author(s) : Tester,Albert L.

Report Date : 31 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : A summary is given of research conducted from 1959 to 1969, most of which has been published, on (1) behavior of sharks in their natural environment, (2) studied of sensory capabilities in olfaction, gustation, vision and hearing, and (3) studies of the lateralis system, including distribution, morphology, innervation and function of lateral line organs, pit organs, and ampules of Lorenzini. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHARKS, BEHAVIOR), PHYSIOLOGY, NERVOUS SYSTEM, VISION, HEARING, TASTE, SMELL, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, SENSE ORGANS, HISTOLOGY, MORPHOLOGY(BIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE