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Snake Science in Queensland

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Guido Westhoff monitors if sea snake tail has light receptors using a faraday shield with anesthesized Horned Sea Snake (Acalyptophis peronii) specimen.  The faraday shield is used for shielding off noise. The electrodes and a light source are used to  detect if there are light.sensitive regions on the tail.