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Marine Biological Laboratory

Photo of Iridiophores in Squid Skin

Caption: Iridophores in squid are highly angle dependent. This image shows the same iridophore splotches viewed at normal (red) and oblique (blue) viewing angles.

Credit: L. Mäthger, MBL

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