Fluorescent Enhancement of Signaling in a Mantis Shrimp

  title={Fluorescent Enhancement of Signaling in a Mantis Shrimp},
  author={C. Mazel and T. Cronin and R. Caldwell and N. J. Marshall},
  pages={51 - 51}
  • C. Mazel, T. Cronin, +1 author N. J. Marshall
  • Published 2004
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Science
  • Visual signals based on colored pigments can be unreliable in aquatic environments, because the optical properties of water spectrally filter both the incident and the reflected light. Fluorescence has more potential to contribute to color underwater than in terrestrial situations, because the 

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