Squid and octopus switch on camouflage - BBC News

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    7 [SIZE=-1]The species, an octopus and a squid, use their adaptable camouflage to cope with changing light conditions in the deep ocean. The creatures' skins respond light that deep-sea predators produce to illuminate their prey. The findings are reported in the ...[/SIZE]
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    Japetella heathi octopus uses duel camouflage system to baffle all predators - Daily

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    7 [SIZE=-1]Now a marine expert has discovered a unique octopus and squid that can change camouflage at will. The Japetella heathi octopus and the Onychoteuthis banksii squid share the ability to change from a transparent state to an opaque red colour. ...[/SIZE]
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    Amazing Feat of Octopus and Squid Camouflage - International Business Times AU

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    7 [SIZE=-1]That's what researchers have discovered in some species of deep ocean squid and octopus that can switch from becoming transparent to becoming deep red to blend into their environment. Researchers from Duke University studied the two species that live ...[/SIZE]
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    How To Disguise Your Tentacles - Global Animal

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    7 [SIZE=-1]Zebras have their stripes, leopards have their spots, and some squid and octopuses can appear transparent or deep red depending on the environment. Read on for this new finding and how it may have important implication for medicine, sustainable fishing ...[/SIZE]
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    Cephalopod: Octopuses And Squids Use Camouflage To Avoid Detection (VIDEO) - Huffingt

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    6 [SIZE=-1]A new study from Duke University has found that two cephalopods, the octopus Japetella heathi and the squid Onychoteuthis banksii, have the ability to quickly switch between transparency and pigmentation to essentially become invisible, ...[/SIZE]
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