Neurons connect to form circuits; circuits underlie behaviour(s). A small number of bona fide circuits are known and even fewer of these have been demonstrated to drive particular behaviours. Most progress has come from species where we have a complete understanding of the wiring. We are developing zebrafish as a model to explore the neural basis of behaviour. As a first step we must describe the neuroanatomy of the zebrafish brain. To facilitate this we require a standard anatomical framework to compare circuitry and neuronal activity between individuals and stages. The aim of this project is to build this standardised model.
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