Contact: Gina Hebert
Marine Biological Laboratory
Caption: Neurally activated iridescence in squid iridophores. Doryteuthis pealeii have conspicuous pigmentary chromatophores and underlying structurally colored iridophores.
Credit: Wardill, Gonzalez-Bellido, Crook & Hanlon, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
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