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Vision in Fishes

New Approaches in Research

  • M. A. Ali

Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Photochemistry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Roger M. Leblanc
      Pages 17-26
    3. Surat Hotchandani, Christophe Kossi, Roger M. Leblanc
      Pages 27-32
    4. M. Delmelle, M. Pontus
      Pages 33-41
    5. Ferenc I. Hárosi
      Pages 55-65
  3. Electrophysiology

  4. Neurotransmitters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. E. Pull
      Pages 187-202
    3. Jacques de Champlain
      Pages 203-210
    4. H. H. Jasper, J.-P. Raynauld
      Pages 245-249
  5. Optical and Mechanical Aspects

  6. Comparative and Developmental Aspects

  7. Environmental Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 541-541

About this book

Introduction

No more than a fish loves water. - Is not this a strange fellow, my lord, that so confidently seems to undertake this business, which he knows is not to be done; damns himself to do, and dares better be damn'd than to dolt? All's Well That Ends Well Act III, Sc. 6 This volume is the direct result of a NATO-Advanced Study Institute of the same title. held at Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada, August 1974, under the joint sponsor­ ship of the NATO-Scientific Advisory Committee, National Research Council of Canada and the Universite de Montreal. It is not, however, strictly restricted to the lectures and seminars pre­ sented at the ASI. Contributions have been included from two workers who found at a fairly late stage that they could not attend and also included are a table giving the visual pigments and an­ other dealing with the distribution and development of retinomotor responses. I encouraged the authors to prepare speculative reviews highlighting their own research or that of their immediate col­ leagues and a number of them have done so. Several contributors, notably those who were asked to give lectures of a general nature at the ASI have written reviews of somewhat greater scope. The result is a collection of papers representing a great variety of approaches to the study of vision in fishes.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • M. A. Ali
    • 1
  1. 1.Départment de BiologieUniversié de MontréalMontréalCanada

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