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Table 1 Characteristics of photoreceptor classes in the retina of C. solorensis; n = 10 receptor cells per photoreceptor type; values are shown ± one standard deviation

From: Fluorescence characterisation and visual ecology of pseudocheilinid wrasses

  Rod Single cone Twin cone, member A Twin cone, member B
Mean λ max of pre-bleach absorbance spectra (nm) 492.3 ± 1.0 nm 514.1 ± 6.6 nm 497.7 ± 6.3 nm 532.4 ± 3.0 nm
Mean absorbance at λ max of pre-bleach spectra 0.033 ± 0.007 0.030 ± 0.012 0.024 ± 0.006 0.025 ± 0.004
Mean λ max of difference spectrum (nm) 496.6 ± 2.7 nm 516.2 ± 6.8 nm 499.2 ± 5.4 nm 533.7 ± 2.7 nm
Absorbance at λ max of mean difference spectrum 0.023 ± 0.006 0.029 ± 0.012 0.021 ± 0.006 0.021 ± 0.005
Approximate dimensions of receptor outer segment 2 × 14 μm 1.5 × 3 μm 1.5 × 3 μm 1.5 × 3 μm