Basic mechanisms in pinniped vision

@article{Hanke2009BasicMI,
  title={Basic mechanisms in pinniped vision},
  author={Frederike D. Hanke and Wolf Hanke and Christine Scholtyssek and Guido Dehnhardt},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={199},
  pages={299-311}
}
Pinnipeds are amphibious mammals. The amphibious lifestyle is challenging for all sensory systems including vision, and specific adaptations of the eyes have evolved in response to the changed requirements concerning vision in two optically very different media, water and air. The present review summarizes the information available on pinniped eyes with an emphasis on harbour seal vision for which most information is available to date. Recent studies in this species have improved the… Expand
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