Data from: Cardinalfishes (Apogonidae) show visual system adaptations typical of nocturnally and diurnally active fish

Martin Luehrmann, Karen Carleton, Fabio Cortesi, Karen Cheney & N. Marshall
Animal visual systems adapt to environmental light on various timescales. In scotopic conditions, evolutionary time-scale adaptations include spectral tuning to a narrower light spectrum, loss (or inactivation) of visual genes, and pure-rod or rod-dominated retinas. Some fishes inhabiting shallow coral reefs may show activity during the day and at night. It is unclear whether these fishes show adaptations typical of exclusively nocturnal or deep-sea fishes, or of diurnally active shallow-water species. Here, we investigated visual...
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