Contact: Diana Kenney
Marine Biological Laboratory
Caption: This video shows dynamic camouflage change in he common Caribbean species Octopus vulgaris. The octopus is matching the pattern, color, brightness and texture of the algae in the background.
Credit: Roger T. Hanlon
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