Polarization vision in cuttlefish in a concealed communication channel?

  title={Polarization vision in cuttlefish in a concealed communication channel?},
  author={Shashar and Rutledge and Cronin},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  volume={199 Pt 9},
Polarization sensitivity is well documented in marine animals, but its function is not yet well understood. Of the cephalopods, squid and octopus are known to be sensitive to the orientation of polarization of incoming light. This sensitivity arises from the orthogonal orientation of neighboring photoreceptors. Electron microscopical examination of the retina of the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis L. revealed the same orthogonal structure, suggesting that cuttlefish are also sensitive to linearly… CONTINUE READING
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