Martin, Graham R. and Wilson, Kerry-Jayne and Wild, J. Martin and Parsons, Stuart and Kubke, M. Fabiana and Corfield, Jeremy (2007) Kiwi forego vison in the guidance of their nocturnal activities. PLoS ONE, 2 (2).
Identification Number/DOI: e198.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000198
We propose that the Kiwi visual system has undergone adaptive regression evolution driven by the trade-off between the relatively low rate of gain of visual information that is possible at low light levels, and the metabolic costs of extracting that information.
|Type of Work:||Article|
|Date:||07 February 2007 (Publication)|
|School/Faculty:||Schools (1998 to 2008) > School of Biosciences|
|Department:||Centre for Ornithology, Biosciences|
|Institution:||University of Birmingham|
|Copyright Holders:||Martin et al.|
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