TABLE 4

Absorption spectra of the goldfish red and green pigments

A2-pigment
A1-pigment (nm)ReferenceL2WB (nm)L2H (nm)Observeda (nm)
505Johnson et al. (1993)537532537
511Johnson et al. (1993)546541537
525bJohnson et al. (1993)566563574
559This study620624623
  • L2WB = (L1/52.5)2.5 + 250 (Whitmore and Bowmaker 1989) and L2H = 104/[(104/L1) - 0.367 - 0.05054{(104/L1) - 23.347}2] (Harosi 1994), where L1 is the λmax value of the pigment with 11-cis-retinal (see also Kawamura and Yokoyama 1998).

  • a Palacios et al. (1998).

  • b This pigment could not be found in this study.