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Four-eyed fish, found in the Amazon River delta of South America.  The name four-eyed fish is actually a misnomer.  It has only two eyes, but both are divided into aerial and aquatic parts.  The two retinal regions of each eye, working in concert with two different curvatures of the eyeball above and below water to account for the difference in light refractivity for air and water, allow this amazing fish to see clearly above and below the water surface simultaneously, Anableps anableps Four-eyed fish, found in the Amazon River delta of South America. The name four-eyed fish is actually a misnomer. It has only two eyes, but both are divided into aerial and aquatic parts. The two retinal regions of each eye, working in concert with two different curvatures of the eyeball above and below water to account for the difference in light refractivity for air and water, allow this amazing fish to see clearly above and below the water surface simultaneously. Eye Photo.
Image ID: 09385  
Species: Four-Eyed Fish, Anableps anableps
 


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Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Stripe
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Mouth
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Behavior  >  Camoflage
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Blennie  >  Clinidae
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Crocodilefish (Platycephalidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Goby (Gobiidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific  >  California / Baja California
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific  >  Galapagos
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific  >  Red Sea
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  Catalina Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  San Clemente Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Red Sea  >  Egypt
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (California)
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  World Heritage Sites  >  Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  Catalina Island
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  San Clemente Island
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Subject  >  Technique  >  Captivity  >  Aquarium
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Ophioblennius steindachneri
Oxylebius pictus
Papilloculiceps longiceps
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