Animal eyes: defending the coat of mail

Land, Michael F (2011) Animal eyes: defending the coat of mail. Current Biology, 21 (8). R273-R274. ISSN 0960-9822

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The eyes on the backs of molluscs known as chitons are shadow and motion detectors, the lenses of which are made of birefringent aragonite. These provide a focus both in and out of water.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Biology and Environmental Science
Depositing User: Michael Land
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:28
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2012 12:57
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