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New special issue of elasmobranch nervous systems “highlights the evolutionary relevance” of sharks and rays

marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksNovember 1, 2012

The journal Brain, Behavior, and Evolution has just released a special issue on the nervous systems of cartilaginous fishes (sharks, skates, rays, and chimeras). The six research articles contained in the special issue  both summarize and greatly expand what’s known about elasmobranch brains. Dr. Kara Yopak, an elasmobranch nervous system expert who served as the editor […]