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Free Content The Visual Sense of Pelagic Fishes Especially the Visual Axis and Accommodation

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Little is known about vision in those large pelagic fishes that cannot be kept in aquaria. In this paper, the following visual parameters were determined for ten species of pelagic fishes: the extent and direction of lens movement in accommodation, topographic differences in cone density on the retina, the visual axis, the range of accommodation, and the resolving power of the retina.

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Publication date: January 1, 1963

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