Evolution and Ecology of Retinal Photoreception in Early Vertebrates

@article{Collin2010EvolutionAE,
  title={Evolution and Ecology of Retinal Photoreception in Early Vertebrates},
  author={Shaun P. Collin},
  journal={Brain, Behavior and Evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={75},
  pages={174 - 185}
}
  • S. Collin
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Brain, Behavior and Evolution
Visual ecology or the relationship between the visual system of an animal and its environment has proven to be a crucial research field for establishing general concepts of adaptation, specialization and evolution. The visual neuroscientist is indeed confronted with a plethora of different visual characteristics, each seemingly optimised for each species’ ecological niche, but often without a clear understanding of the evolutionary constraints at play. However, before we are able to fully… Expand
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