Capturing an octopus-eye view of the Great Barrier Reef - University of Bristol

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Capturing an octopus-eye view of the Great Barrier Reef
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[SIZE=-1]Dr Temple said: “Many reef dwelling animals, like octopus, crabs, shrimp and maybe even some fish, are sensitive to polarized light. It's hard for us to understand what that means because we really can't see the polarization of light without some kind ...[/SIZE]
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I hope we see follow up on this one

The camera enables the researchers to see an aspect of light that humans are essentially blind to: polarized light. Though humans aren’t sensitive to polarized light, many reef dwelling animals are but this has not always been taken into account in previous studies of reef communities.
 

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