Chapter 19. Other Vertebrate Visual Systems

  1. C. U. M. Smith

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch19

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

How to Cite

Smith, C. U. M. (2009) Other Vertebrate Visual Systems, in Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch19

Author Information

  1. Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518625

Online ISBN: 9780470694374

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Keywords:

  • visual pigments;
  • photoreceptors;
  • rhodopsin;
  • porphyropsin;
  • tapetum lucidum;
  • convexiclivate foveae;
  • areae centrals;
  • concaviclivate fovea;
  • wulst

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Visual Pigments

  • Photoreceptors

  • Tapeta

  • Retinae

  • Dioptric Apparatus

  • Median Eyes

  • Visual Pathways

  • Visual Centres in the Brain

  • Concluding Remarks