Visual Accommodation in the Green Turtle

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Science  17 Feb 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3764, pp. 827-828
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3764.827


Ophthalmological and anatomical studies indicate that the Atlantic green turtle is extremely myopic when its eyes are out of water. This finding bears on current theories of visual orientation and navigation in these animals.

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