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Item Description Young, Richard Edward en_US 2008-03-13T03:11:21Z 2008-03-13T03:11:21Z 1973-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Young RE. 1973. Information feedback from photophores and ventral countershading in mid-water squid. Pac Sci 27(1): 1-7. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.description.abstract The arrangement of photosensitive vesicles and photophores in two species of mid-water squid suggests that the vesicles function in detecting the intensity of downward-directed surface light and the intensity of light from their own photophores. This information is precisely what is required for an animal to eliminate its ventral shadow by the production of a ventral bioluminescent glow. This arrangement, therefore, offers strong support for the theory of ventral countershading in mid-water animals. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Squids -- Behavior en_US
dc.subject.mesh Photophores en_US
dc.title Information Feedback from Photophores and Ventral Countershading in Mid-Water Squid en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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