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Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism...
Biology Articles » Zoology » Bioluminescence » Adaptations for bioluminescence
There are four main accepted theories for the evolution of bioluminescent traits:
Camouflage is the method which allows an otherwise visible organism or object to remain indiscernible from the surrounding environment. Examples include a tiger's stripes and the battledress of a modern soldier. Camouflage is a form of deception. The word camouflage comes from the French word 'camoufler' meaning 'to disguise'
Anolis caroliensis showing blending camouflage and counter-shading.
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