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Fish in the Deep Dark Depths of the Ocean Found to Have Color Vision

News   May 10, 2019 | Original story from the University of Maryland

 
Fish in the Deep Dark Depths of the Ocean Found to Have Color Vision

The tube-eye fish, Stylephorus chordatus, was found to use five different rod opsins within its eyes. The long cylindrical shape of its eyes increases light capture and also enables the fish to move the eyes from a horizontal to a vertical position. Credit: Dr. Wen-Sung Chung, University of Queensland, Australia.

 
 
 

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