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Pushing the limits of photoreception in twilight conditions: The rod-like cone retina of the deep-sea pearlsides

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Science Advances  08 Nov 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 11, eaao4709
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao4709

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vol. 3 no. 11

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  • Received for publication July 27, 2017
  • Accepted for publication October 17, 2017

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  1. Fanny de Busserolles1,2,*,
  2. Fabio Cortesi1,
  3. Jon Vidar Helvik3,
  4. Wayne I. L. Davies4,5,6,
  5. Rachel M. Templin1,
  6. Robert K. P. Sullivan1,
  7. Craig T. Michell2,7,
  8. Jessica K. Mountford4,5,6,
  9. Shaun P. Collin4,5,6,
  10. Xabier Irigoien2,8,9,
  11. Stein Kaartvedt2,10 and
  12. Justin Marshall1
  1. 1Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia.
  2. 2Red Sea Research Center, Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia.
  3. 3Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen 5020, Norway.
  4. 4The Oceans Institute, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia.
  5. 5School of Biological Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia.
  6. 6Lions Eye Institute, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia.
  7. 7Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Yliopistokatu 7, FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland.
  8. 8Marine Research, AZTI - Tecnalia, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z/g, 20110 Pasaia (Gipuzkoa), Spain.
  9. 9IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, Spain
  10. 10Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo 0316, Norway.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: f.debusserolles{at}uq.edu.au

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