phototaxy


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phototaxis, phototaxy

the movement of an organism away from or toward a source of light. — phototactic, adj.
See also: Light
the movement of an organism away from or toward a source of light. — phototactic, adj.
See also: Motion
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penguin prefer to settle on dark materials or on the underside of materials, suggesting negative phototaxy at settlement (Gervis & Sims 1992).