, Volume 36, Issue 12, pp 1371–1374

Cone mosaics in a teleost retina: Changes during light and dark adaptation

  • Yvette W. Kunz

DOI: 10.1007/BF01960104

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Kunz, Y.W. Experientia (1980) 36: 1371. doi:10.1007/BF01960104


The square mosaic pattern of retinal cones in the guppy,Poecilia reticulata, changes during dark adaptation into a row mosaic. The functional significance of this change is discussed.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvette W. Kunz
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity CollegeDublin 4(Ireland)