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Chitin and the Gel Within the Electrosensory Organs of Cartilaginous Fishes
In 1678, the Italian physician, Stefano Lorenzini discovered a mysterious set of tubular organs inside an electric ray. The function of these organs, named Ampullae of Lorenzini (AoL), was unknown for almost three centuries until physiological and behavioral studies revealed that they were sensitive to weak electric fields. ...