Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Cuttlefish Camouflage

This juvenile cuttlefish is on speckled gravel, and it's almost the exact same color and texture as its substrate...

And this juvenile is the same species on white gravel:



And they say humans are clever.

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2 comments:

pattinase (abbott) said...

That color is intoxicating.

Todd Mason said...

Squid seem less playful than octopuses...wonder how cuttlefish rate.

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