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The Eyes of Fishes

  • R. H. Smythe

Abstract

Fishes have certain advantages over other animals. One lies in the possession of the ‘lateral line’ by many species, which provides information regarding the relationship of the body to surrounding objects or obstacles, a proprioceptive capacity, comparable in some ways with the radar perception in bats.

Keywords

Lateral Line Double Cone Annular Ligament Retractor Muscle Whale Shark 
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© R. H. Smythe 1975

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  • R. H. Smythe

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