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Published: 01 March 2012

288 Pages | Numerous illustrations, plus a 4 page colour plate section


ISBN: 9780199581139

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Chapter 1

Animal Eyes

Second Edition

Michael F. Land and Dan-Eric Nilsson

Oxford Animal Biology Series

  • The only book giving an account of the structure, function, and evolution of all the types of eye known in the animal kingdom
  • Written in a clear and accessible style by top authorities in the field
  • Uses examples from throughout the animal kingdom, identifying common themes that transcend taxonomy
  • Relates physiological factors to animal ecology and behaviour
  • Has a broad coverage that will appeal to a diverse readership, including biologists, optometrists, and physicists

New to this Edition:

  • Builds on the reputation of the first edition, providing a fully revised and comprehensive successor whilst retaining the structure and scope that has made it so popular
  • Incorporates new discoveries from the last decade

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