volume 3, issue 1, P88-92 1880
DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1880.sp000085
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Abstract: IN 1845 Bruicke described a chalk-white pigment present in the retinal epithelium of the bream (Abramis Brama) as a pseudo-tapetum. According to some later results of H. M uill e r, such a retinal tapetum appears to exist in several fishes, we find it also in the Acerina cernua, in Blicca Bjorkna, in Bliccopsis abramo-rutilis, and in Alburnus bipunctatus.On lifting up the retina of a bream which has been kept in the dark, the background of the eye, to more than two-thirds of its extent, appears covered with a…

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