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Sampling Visual Space: Topography, colour vision and visually guided predator avoidance in fiddler crabs (Uca vomeris)

Smolka, Jochen

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Many animals use vision to guide their behaviour and to collect relevant information about their environment. The diversity of visual environments and of visually guided tasks has led to a large variety of specialisations of eyes and visual systems. Our knowledge, however, about how the anatomical and physiological properties of eyes and the behavioural strategies of animals relate to the visual signals that are important to them in their natural environment, is extremely limited. In this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-03-22
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/7107

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