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Figure 1. Hatchling Xenopus tadpole and its behavior. (A) Stage 37/38 tadpole (∼5 mm long) at rest hanging by mucus from its cement gland (arrow) attached to the glass side of a tank. (B–E) Response to a short stroke with a hair (small arrow) seen from above in movies at 200 fps. (based on Boothby and Roberts, 1995) (B) Flexion (C–E) swimming (F) struggling when held at the neck (arrow). Points of maximum bending are shown by dots and circles, 64 fps. (based on Kahn and Roberts, 1982b). (G) Side view of the head end to show the main CNS regions.

Image published in: Roberts A et al. (2010)

Image downloaded from an Open Access article in PubMed Central. Copyright © 2010 Roberts, Li and Soffe.

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