Table 1.

Latencies (ms) between activation, strain and kinematic events of the lower jaw during suction feeding in largemouth bass

Gape kinematic events Strain EMG activation
FastPeakClosing onsetClosedOnsetFastPeakReturnOnsetOffset
    Closing onset-44±387±649±8-0±3*-45±464±5-3±3*
    EMG onset-67±6
  • Values are means ± SEM for five individuals with 4-9 feedings per individual. See Fig. 3 for details.

  • * Latency was not significantly different from zero in single t-test (P<0.05).