Sharks Colorblind?

By Tal Sweet 9 years agoNo Comments

In a recent study, published in the Royal Society Biology Letters, an investigation of the genetic basis and spectral tuning of the shark visual system suggests that sharks are colorblind.

“The work will have a major influence on human interactions with sharks,” co-author Nathan Hart, a research associate professor at the University of Western Australia’s School of Animal Biology and The Oceans Institute, told Discovery News.

This information could go a long way to help save both sharks and humans.

Read the full article here: Genetics Confirms

  Fish, Science

 Tal Sweet

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Tal got back into the hobby in 2006 after a long break. After hearing Dr. Frank Marini speak at the Midwest Marine Conference in 2008 he was hooked on fish breeding . Since then he has created his own website with his personal captive breeding information and helped create the Marine Breeding Initiative. It is Tal's hope to promote captive breeding as much as possible by speaking and writing about the topic.

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