The power of a love song: Dopamine affects seasonal hearing in fish and facilitates mating

By: Graduate center, CUNY,  PHYS.ORG
Thu, 06/13/2019

In this Phys.Org article from Graduate Center, the lab of Andrew Bass, is referenced in the author's analysis of dopamine and how it affects auditory sensitivity in plainfin midshipman fish.

"Studies from co-author Joseph Sisneros (University of Washington) and the lab of Andrew Bass (Cornell University) have observed seasonal plasticity in the plainfin midshipman fish's inner ear sensitivity as a result of changing hormone levels."

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Photo courtesy of  Björn S... - Plainfin Midshipman - Porichthys notatus, CC BY-SA 2.0,



Plainfin Midshipman fish Andy Bass