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Vibration Attraction Behavior in Cavefish

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Caption: A cavefish (left) and surface fish (right) swimming in assay chambers in the presence of a 50 Hz vibrating rod. When the rod is vibrated, the cavefish, but not surface fish, were strongly attracted.

Credit: Masato Yoshizawa

Usage Restrictions: Credit: University of Maryland, Masato Yoshizawa.

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