Camouflaged Cuttlefish Employ Electrical Stealth - Duke Today

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    Camouflaged Cuttlefish Employ Electrical Stealth
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    When you're as soft and delicious as a cuttlefish, evading predators is a full-time job. Not only do these squid-like creatures employ stealthy visual camouflage when a predator looms nearby, new research shows they also manage to cloak their ...
    Cuttlefish hold their breath to avoid their electrical field being detected by ...Daily Mail
    Cuttlefish are masters of disguise - this is how they avoid being eaten by sharksMirror.co.uk
    Looking for cuttlefish? Don't hold your breath3News NZ

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    Cuttlefish can repel sharks
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    Sharks, one of the cuttlefish's main enemies, home in on faint bioelectric fields generated by the bodies of their prey which they pick up using sensitive detectors on their snouts. A common cuttlefish at rest produces a bioelectric potential of 10-30 ...


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    New study reveals electric camouflage in cuttlefish
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    Dubbed a “master of deception and disguise,” the cuttlefish, a mollusk related to the squid and octopus, possesses innate abilities to protect itself from predators. In a study released Tuesday, researchers found that beyond the ability to camouflage ...
    Zoology Notes 10: Cuttlefish can hide their electrical signalsThe Guardian
    Clever Cuttlefish 'Freeze' Bioelectric Fields to Avoid PredatorsYahoo News
    How clever cuttlefish avoid being eaten by sharksCBBC Newsround

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