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Marine Biological Laboratory

Cuttlefish Camouflage Video

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Caption: Cuttlefish, as shown in this video, have extraordinary camouflage skills. They also have light-sensing proteins distributed throughout their skin. How these proteins interact with the animal's visual system to enable instantaneous changes in skin pattern and color is a focus of Roger Hanlon's research at the MBL.

Credit: Roger Hanlon, MBL

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