The Cyclostome Retina

  • Kaj Holmberg
Part of the Handbook of Sensory Physiology book series (SENSORY, volume 7 / 5)

Abstract

Hagfishes and lampreys are vertebrates classified systematically as Agnatha (jawless) or Cyclostomata (round-mouths). The rest of the vertebrates (fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals) belong to the Gnathostomata (jaw-possessing). Most research on retinas of vertebrates has been carried out on species which belong to the gnathostomes and this has in turn led to generalizations which are not always valid for the agnaths.

Keywords

Retina Neurol Catecholamine Glutaraldehyde Bran 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaj Holmberg
    • 1
  1. 1.StockholmSweden

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