The midbrain or mesencephalon lies between the forebrain anteriorly and the hindbrain posteriorly. It contains the optic tectum, torus semicircularis, torus longitudinalis and midbrain tegmentum.
 

You can explore the different regions of the zebrafish midbrain by selecting a region in the list below.  


Schematic showing the regions that comprise the midbrain using the anatomical segmentation of 3 day old zebrafish larval brain by Thomas Müller, Olaf Ronneberger, Wolfgang Driever and colleagues. For details see Ronneberger et al., Nat. Meth. 2012 and  http://vibez.informatik.uni-freiburg.de   Abbreviations: OT, optic tectum; Teg, tegmentum; TS, torus semicircularis.

Schematic showing the regions that comprise the midbrain using the anatomical segmentation of 3 day old zebrafish larval brain by Thomas Müller, Olaf Ronneberger, Wolfgang Driever and colleagues. For details see Ronneberger et al., Nat. Meth. 2012 and http://vibez.informatik.uni-freiburg.de

Abbreviations: OT, optic tectum; Teg, tegmentum; TS, torus semicircularis.


Schematic showing the regions that comprise the midbrain using the anatomical segmentation of 3 day old zebrafish larval brain by Thomas Müller, Olaf Ronneberger, Wolfgang Driever and colleagues. For details see Ronneberger et al., Nat. Meth. 2012 and  http://vibez.informatik.uni-freiburg.de   Abbreviations: OT, optic tectum; Teg, tegmentum; TS, torus semicircularis.

Schematic showing the regions that comprise the midbrain using the anatomical segmentation of 3 day old zebrafish larval brain by Thomas Müller, Olaf Ronneberger, Wolfgang Driever and colleagues. For details see Ronneberger et al., Nat. Meth. 2012 and http://vibez.informatik.uni-freiburg.de

Abbreviations: OT, optic tectum; Teg, tegmentum; TS, torus semicircularis.

Midbrain Regions