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Free Content Stalked Eyes as an Adaptation Towards More Efficient Foraging in Marine Fish Larvae

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The development of stalked eyes in the larvae of some midwater marine fish species is studied. Our mathematical analysis suggests that this adaptation results in an increase in feeding efficiency.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1981-01-01

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