PRECS student projects

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Spring 2022



  • The lateral line is a sensory system that detects motion and pressure in fish & larval amphibians.
  • The sensory end organs are called neuromasts.
  • A gosner stage describes the 46 stages of tadpole development

Hypothesis: We hypothesize that the number of neuromasts will vary more between species than within a species.


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Research featured in this poster has been conducted with the cooperation of the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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