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Curr Biol. 2008 Jan 8;18(1):R27-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2007.11.020.

Evolution: convergent eye losses in fishy circumstances.

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Department of Zoology, Downing Street, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK. jen22@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Abstract

Eye loss has occurred independently several times in Mexican cavefish. A new study shows that some aspects of vision can be restored by crossing cavefish from different populations, suggesting that changes at multiple loci contribute to eye loss.

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18177709
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2007.11.020
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