Image of the Week - June 22, 2000

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Electrolocation of Prey

Here we see a visualization of how a species of electric fish uses an electric field and the position of its body to locate prey. The image was created by Malcolm MacIver using MATLAB and Illustrator in the VMIL.

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Contact: mmaciver@yosemite.npa.uiuc.edu

Uploaded Thu Jun 22 11:37:37 2000 by Jo Wozniak

Updated Thu Jan 21 10:08:23 2010 by Daniel E. Weber