Fish Changes Color in a Flash, Scientists Discover
(Click to enlarge) A rockpool goby swims amongst some red algae in a shallow tidepool. (Credit: Jack Sewell)
Chameleons and octopuses are known for their rapid color changes, but fish? It turns out that at least one species of fish—the rockpool goby—is a quick-change artist, too.
(From National Geographic NewsWatch / by Mary Bates)–There have been anecdotal reports of gobies and other tidepool fish that are capable of changing colors, but scientists have largely ignored the behavior until recently.
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