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Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2002 Dec;12(6):721-7.

How lobsters, crayfishes, and crabs locate sources of odor: current perspectives and future directions.

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Department of Psychology Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 2900 Bedford Avenue, 11215, USA.


Olfactory orientation poses many challenges for crustaceans in marine environments. Recent behavioral experiments lead to a new understanding of the role of multiple sensory appendages, whereas application of non-invasive chemical visualization techniques and biomimetic robotics have allowed researchers to correlate the stimulus environment with behavior and to directly test proposed orientation mechanisms in decapod crustaceans.

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