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Two-dimensional records of the eyecup movements of the crab Carcinus

Barnes, W. J. P.; Horridge, George Adrian


Summary 1. The eyecup movements of the common shore crab, Carcinus maenas L., have been recorded in two dimensions. 2. Saccades and eyecup drift occur in all directions. Eyecup tremor is a complex irregular movement although horizontal tremor predominates in most crabs. 3. Although the response to the movement of the light in a circle is usually an approximate circle or ellipse, rectangular responses are occasionally obtained and the eyecup often moves in a stepwise fashion in response...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1969-06-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
Access Rights: Open Access


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