Retinas of different species


Each species have the retina adapted to light conditions dependent on whether the animal lives in diurnal or nocturnal habitats. The non-mammalian species with cone dominance lack a visual cortex. Their "complex" retinas perform much more visual processing than simple mammalian retinas. Mammalian species with a few exceptions have "simple" retinas and leave complex information processing to the visual cortex.

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