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Curr Biol. 2014 Feb 17;24(4):R153-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.01.030.

Animal navigation: a map for all seasons.

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Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-1003, USA. Electronic address: gould@princeton.edu.

Abstract

Before migrating from their home streams to the ocean, young Pacific salmon already know the magnetic parameters of their feeding grounds, allowing them to steer into a favorable habitat. What kind of 'map' representation underlies this remarkable ability?

PMID:
24556436
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2014.01.030
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