Cuttlefish Camouflage Is More Complex Than First Thought | Sci.News

The common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis).  Photo credit: Stephan Junek, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research.

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology studied camouflage in the common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) — a master of camouflage — as behavior moves toward matching the background in skin pattern space. Their observations suggest that the cuttlefish’s camouflage system is highly flexible and adaptable, … Read more