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A direct cerebello-telencephalic projection in an electrosensory mormyrid fish

Brain Res 520: 354-7

Authors/Editors: Wullimann MF
Rooney DJ
Publication Date: 1990
Type of Publication: Journal Articles 1976 - 2000
After injections of the posterior part of the lateral zone of the area dorsalis telencephalic (Dlp) with either horseradish peroxidase or the newly available carbocyanine dye DiI, efferent cells were labeled in the valvula cerebelli of the mormyrid fish, Gnathonemus petersii. This may be a unique connection for this group of electrosensory teleosts, since no other vertebrate has ever been reported before to have a direct cerebello-telencephalic projection.

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