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Balistoides conspicullum (Clown Triggerfish)

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Cell Type SampledGanglion Cells
Staining/Visualization MethodCresyl Violet
Type of Retinal SpecializationArea Centralis x2 and Horizontal Streak
Peak Density 5.1
Peak Density Unitsx 104 cells/sq.mm
Retinal Position of SpecializationAC = T & T, HS = NT
Total Number of Cells
ReferenceCollin, S. P., & Pettigrew, J. D. (1988). Retinal topography in reef teleosts II. Some species with prominent horizontal streaks and high-density areae. Brain Behavior And Evolution, 31, 283-295.
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PublisherS Karger AG, Basel
Species Information
Taxonomic Classification (Vertebrate Class)Actinopterygii
SubclassTeleostei
OrderTetraodontiformes
SpeciesBalistoides conspicullum
Common NameClown Triggerfish
Depth
HabitatOpen areas along the edge of the reef
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