Electrophysiological Studies of Hearing in Some Cetaceans and A Manatee

  • Vladimir Popov
  • Alexander Supin
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 196)


Auditory brain stem response (ABR) is used extensively for studies of hearing. The possibility to record activity of auditory nerve centers without any surgery makes this evoked response useful for investigation of auditory physiology and pathology, particularly, for comparative studies of hearing in various groups of animals.


Bottlenosed Dolphin Tone Burst Harbor Porpoise Directional Sensitivity Stimulus Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Popov
    • 1
  • Alexander Supin
    • 1
  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Evolutionary Morphology and Ecology of AnimalsUSSR Academy of SciencesMoscowUSSR

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