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Werner, C. & Himstedt, W. (1984) Eye accommodation during prey capture behaviour in salamanders (Salamandra salamandra L.). Behavioural Brain Research, 12 69–73. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
DOI: 10.1016/0166-4328(84)90204-3
BibTeX citation key: Werner1984
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Categories: Englisch = English
Keywords: Akkommodation = Accommodation, Amphibien = Amphibians, Sehvermögen = Visual Perception
Creators: Himstedt, Werner
Collection: Behavioural Brain Research
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Abstract
The eyes of fire salamanders were examined refractometrically before, during and after prey capture behaviour. It was ascertained that the refraction makes a myopic shift before the salamander turns to the prey. This means that fire salamanders use accommodation for distance estimation.

Keywords: accommodation; depth perception; prey capture behaviour; refraction measurements; retinoscopy; salamander
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