Crocodiles don't focus underwater

  title={Crocodiles don't focus underwater},
  author={L. Fleishman and H. Howland and M. Howland and A. Rand and M. L. Davenport},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
SummaryCrocodilians are amphibious reptiles which hunt prey both on land and in water. Previous refractive and anatomical studies have suggested that their eyes can focus objects in air and that their ability to refocus the eye underwater may be limited. Examination of the plane of focus of six species of crocodilians both in air and underwater has revealed that they are generally well focused in air for distant targets and severely defocused underwater. These results suggest that sensory… Expand

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