Affiliation: University of Haifa
- Cormorants keep their power: visual resolution in a pursuit-diving bird under amphibious and turbid conditionsTamir Strod
Curr Biol 14:R376-7. 2004
- Corneal power and underwater accommodation in great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis)Gadi Katzir
Department of Biology, University of Haifa, Oranim, Tivon 36006, Israel
J Exp Biol 206:833-41. 2003..These results support previously reported capacities of lenticular changes in amphibious birds yet do not fully correspond with earlier reports in terms of the coupling of iris constriction with accommodation, and time course...
- Rheum palaestinum (desert rhubarb), a self-irrigating desert plantSimcha Lev-Yadun
Department of Science Education Biology, Faculty of Science and Science Education, University of Haifa Oranim, Tivon 36006, Israel
Naturwissenschaften 96:393-7. 2009..This is the first example of self-irrigation by large leaves in a desert plant, creating a leaf-made mini oasis...
- Prey detection by great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) in clear and in turbid waterTamir Strod
Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
J Exp Biol 211:866-72. 2008....
- Changes in the refractive state during prey capture under low light in the nocturnal cardinalfish Apogon annularisRoi Holzman
The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, P O Box 469, 88103 Eilat, Israel
Vision Res 46:2094-101. 2006..We conclude that nocturnal vision in A. annularis is sufficiently sensitive to allow accommodation during prey capture...