Glow-in-the-dark sharks have specially adapted eyes, say scientists

August 7, 2014 4:34 PM

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Glow-in-the-dark sharks have specially adapted eyes, say scientists

Sharks capable of bioluminescence have evolved eyes with a higher density of rods than their non-glowing counterparts, giving these sharks 'faster' vision.

In the "twilight zone" of the deep ocean, strange glowing sharks have evolved eyes that are adapted to see complex patterns of light in the dark, new research reveals.

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