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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (2): 265–275.
Published: 15 January 2015
... of chromatophores, and the resulting patterns mimic reflections of down-welled light in the water column, suggesting that this behavior may provide a dynamic type of camouflage. Rapid and global pauses in flickering, often before a flashing episode, indicate that flickering is under inhibitory neural control...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (21): 3752–3757.
Published: 1 November 2012
... describe the flashing mechanism and optical properties of these rings. The rings contain physiologically inert multilayer reflectors, arranged to reflect blue–green light in a broad viewing direction. Dark pigmented chromatophores are found beneath and around each ring to enhance contrast...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (14): 2133–2140.
Published: 15 July 2009
...Lydia M. Mäthger; Nadav Shashar; Roger T. Hanlon SUMMARY Cephalopods (squid, cuttlefish and octopus) are probably best known for their ability to change color and pattern for camouflage and communication. This is made possible by their complex skin, which contains pigmented chromatophore organs...
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