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Animal Eyes

Animal Eyes by Michael F. Land
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Animal Eyes provides a comparative account of all known types of eye in the animal

kingdom, outlining their structure and function with an emphasis on the nature of

the optical systems and the physical principles involved in image formation. A

universal theme throughout the book is the evolution and taxonomic distribution of

each type of eye, and the roles of different eye types in the behaviour and ecology

of the animals that possess them. In comparing the specificcapabilities of eyes, it

considers the factors that lead to good resolution of detail and the ability to

function under a wide range of light conditions. This new edition is fully updated

throughout, incorporating more than a decade of new discoveries and research.

Oxford University Press; February 2012
291 pages; ISBN 9780191624230
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Title: Animal Eyes
Author: Michael F. Land; Dan-Eric Nilsson
 
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0191624233
9780191624230
9780199581146