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Protective coloration in an animal or insect, characterized by darker coloring of areas exposed to light and lighter coloring of areas that are normally shaded.

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Re: Polarised Vision in Celphlapods

... x217.3, PB0.0001), implying that polarization sensitivity is used during predation. We suggest that polarization vision is used to break the countershading camouflage of light-reflecting silvery fish." As far as I'm aware, literature on cephalopods is an area still establishing.

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by rattusnorvegicus
Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Polarised Vision in Celphlapods
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