Deep-sea squid go from transparent to dark as fast as a Kindle - Register

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  1. octobot

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    5 Deep-sea squid go from transparent to dark as fast as a Kindle
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    7 [SIZE=-1]As the vid above shows, the remarkable Japetella heathi, a bulbous, short-armed, 3-inch octopus, and Onychoteuthis banksii, a 5-inch squid, are normally quite transparent. But when a certain shade of blue light is shone upon them, they almost instantly ...[/SIZE]
    8 [SIZE=-1]Japetella heathi octopus uses duel camouflage system to baffle all predators[SIZE=-1]Daily Mail[/SIZE][/SIZE]
    9 [SIZE=-1]Squid and octopus switch camouflage according to which enemies are close[SIZE=-1]The Guardian[/SIZE][/SIZE]
    10 [SIZE=-1]Squid and octopus switch on camouflage[SIZE=-1]BBC News[/SIZE][/SIZE]
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  2. Cuddlycuttlefsh

    Cuddlycuttlefsh Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Woot! Finally a vid! After many days of blogging theres the defense mechanism in action! Very nice.
     

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