OBO ID: ZFA:0000443
Term Name: supraorbital lateral line Search Ontology:
  • supraorbital lateral lines
  • supraorbital line
Definition: One of eight distinct lateral lines in the 4-day larva consisting of three neuromast positioned superior to the eye. A sensory system on the surface of the fish, consisting of small sensory patches (neuromasts) distributed in discrete lines over the body surface. The lateral line system is stimulated by local water displacements and vibrations, and detects propulsion of the fish through the water, as well as facilitating shoaling, prey capture, and predator and obstacle avoidance. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for lateral line by T. Whitfield.) (1)
Appears at: Pharyngula:Prim-25 (36.0h-42.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000443
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
PHENOTYPE No data available