PHOTOTAXIS

motion toward or veering away from a light source. Positive is type motion toward light- negative type is motion veered away from light. Some insects show a union between light orientation and muscular activity.

PHOTOTAXIS: "The positive phototaxis between the fish and the artificial light source was not expected."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHOTOTAXIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phototaxis/ (accessed September 25, 2020).
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