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Vision Res. 1991;31(3):349-52.

Ultraviolet-sensitive cones in the goldfish.

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Department of Visual Science, University of London, U.K.

Abstract

Goldfish have been shown behaviourally to have ultraviolet sensitivity. We have now identified by microspectrophotometry a population of small single cones in the goldfish retina that contain a visual pigment maximally sensitive around 355-360 nm.

PMID:
1843746
DOI:
10.1016/0042-6989(91)90087-l
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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