lateral line

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Synonyms for lateral line

sense organs of fish and amphibians

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And some of the recent research on pike has shown that the lateral line system is essential to successful prey capture.
All walleyes have well-developed lateral line systems for detecting water movement.
Structure and development of the free neuromasts and lateral line system of the herring.
The lateral line system is composed of a canal embedded in the scales along the side of the body of a fish, around its eyes and on its lower jaw, which contain small groups of sensory hair cells that respond to water flow.
Their lateral line systems are much less complex, and they responded to the jets less than half as often as did the bat rays.