Colour spaces in ecology and evolutionary biology.

  title={Colour spaces in ecology and evolutionary biology.},
  author={Julien Pierre Renoult and Almut Kelber and Hinrich Martin Schaefer},
  journal={Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society},
  volume={92 1},
The recognition that animals sense the world in a different way than we do has unlocked important lines of research in ecology and evolutionary biology. In practice, the subjective study of natural stimuli has been permitted by perceptual spaces, which are graphical models of how stimuli are perceived by a given animal. Because colour vision is arguably the best-known sensory modality in most animals, a diversity of colour spaces are now available to visual ecologists, ranging from generalist… CONTINUE READING
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