Camouflage of the seahorse Hippocampus reidi with plastic debris: an unusual type of protective resemblance

Camouflage is one of the strategies of reef fishes, in which they mimic other species or use the background to match the combination of their colors and textures (Randall 2005). Seahorses of the genusHippocampus in a pristine habitat generally use saturated colors to camouflage their colorful background using matching or confusing objects as a deceiving… CONTINUE READING