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Visual Input and Orientation in the Octopus

Alternative title
Optomotor Responses in a Cephalopod2
Synopsis
Andrew Packard, of the Zoological Gardens in Naples, gives a series of demonstrations of the effects on the baby octopus of rotating visual fields.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 6 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1973
Availability
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Notes
Re-edited version of OPTOMOTOR RESPONSES IN A CEPHALOPOD.
Uses
Introductory courses.*
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
cephalopods; neurophysiology; octopus; visual perception

Credits

Director
Eric Lucey
Cast
Christopher Evans 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Institute of Animal Genetics Research Film Unit

Distributor

Name

BSIP Europrofile Ltd

Phone
020 8946 8644
Fax
020 8946 4599
Address
Hill House
96 Wimbledon Hill
London
SW19 7PB
Notes
Contact: Dr Hartley Millar (2/01), e-mail hmillar@cix.couk

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