Bioluminescent Fishes and their Eyes

  title={Bioluminescent Fishes and their Eyes},
  author={Jos{\'e} R. Paitio and Yuichi Oba and Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow},
What shaped the evolution of vision in fish more than anything else is the need to see, be it to avoid obstacles or find shelters, and recognize conspecifics, predators and prey. However, for vision to be effective, sufficient light has to be available. While there is no shortage of light in shallow water depths, at least during the day, the situation for species occurring at greater depths is a different one: they live in an environment where sunlight does not reach, but which nevertheless, is… 

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