Peculiarities of the eye morphology and the spectral sensitivity of the retinal photoreceptors of the Pacific saury Cololabis saira

Peculiarities of the eye morphology and the spectral sensitivity of the retinal photoreceptors of... This study examines some peculiarities of the eye organization and spectral properties of retinal photoreceptors of the Pacific saury Cololabis saira. The saury has relatively large eyes with a developed accomodation apparatus and an area of enhanced visual acuity (the fovea) in the retina. A specialized pigmented septum is observed in the vitreal cavity, which is supposed to function as a light-shading screen. The retina contains numerous rods and single and double cones arranged in a square mosaic pattern. Microspectrophotometric measurements indicated that their max occurs at 502 (rods), 380 (single cones), and 478/565 (double cones) nm. Such properties can provide color vision in a broad spectral range, including UV light. The peripheral visual apparatus of the Pacific saury is typical of active diurnal predatory fish that inhabit shallow and upper pelagic water layers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Marine Biology Springer Journals

Peculiarities of the eye morphology and the spectral sensitivity of the retinal photoreceptors of the Pacific saury Cololabis saira

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Publisher
SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology
ISSN
1063-0740
eISSN
1608-3377
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1063074011020064
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