Latest Cuttlefish Stories
Drawing inspiration from the color-changing capabilities of cephalopod skin, researchers have developed a new camouflage sheet capable of quickly reading its environment and adapting to mimic its surroundings.
Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes opens April 12, 2014 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium MONTEREY, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Octopuses,
A new study has revealed a natural nanoscale photonic device that allows the mysterious cuttlefish to dynamically change its colors.
Research out today from a multidisciplinary team headed by the University of Cincinnati examines parallels between e-Paper technology (the technology behind sunlight-readable devices like the Kindle) and biological organisms that change color.
Squid and their relatives are notorious for being some of nature's best masters of disguise, but their trickery has, for the most part, remained a mystery until now.
An international team of scientists have for the first time discovered two 160-million-year-old giant cephalopod fossils with intact ink sacs that contain dried pigment similar to that of modern cuttlefish.
Cuttlefish have the most acute polarization vision yet found in any animal, researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered by showing them movies on a modified LCD computer screen to test their eyesight.
Team from MBL, West Point uses new imaging technology to 'see' camouflaged marine animals in the eyes of their predators.
Noise pollution in the oceans has been shown to cause physical and behavioral changes in marine life, especially in dolphins and whales, which rely on sound for daily activities.
In deep ocean waters, it's sometimes difficult to hide from predators -- that's why so many sea creatures have evolved extraordinary methods of disguise.
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