Accession Number : AD0678607

Title :   RETINAL FINE STRUCTURE AND VISUAL ORIENTATION.

Descriptive Note : Final research rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 67,

Corporate Author : YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CONN

Personal Author(s) : Waterman,Talbot H.

Report Date : 01 OCT 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The primary objective of this research project was to determine the sensory mechanism which permits many animals including various kinds of arthropods and cephalopods to orient themselves to the e-vector of natural polarized light in the sky and under water. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ANIMALS, VISUAL PERCEPTION), LIGHT, RETINA, VISION, SENSITIVITY, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), CYTOLOGY, POLARIZATION, MEASUREMENT

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE