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Automated Measurements of Sleep and Locomotor Activity in Mexican Cavefish

DOI :

10.3791/59198-v

March 21st, 2019

March 21st, 2019

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1Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, 2Jupiter Life Science Initiative, Florida Atlantic University, 3Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University

This protocol details the methodology for quantifying locomotor behavior and sleep in the Mexican cavefish. Previous analyses are extended to measure these behaviors in socially-housed fish. This system can be widely applied to study sleep and activity in other fish species.

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