Lizardfish, Synodis sp, fluorescing

Lizardfish, Synodis sp, fluorescing

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Credit: LOUISE MURRAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Lizardfish are perfectly camouflaged during the day, and lie in wait to ambush small fish. The blue light at night reveals their fluorescent green pigments which makes them highly visible. Tondoba Bay, Marsa Alam, Red Sea, Egypt

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Keywords: ambush predator, animal, biofluorescence, blue light, bluelight, camouflage, dark, diving, egypt, fluorescence, fluorescent, lizardfish, marsa alam, night, photography, photopigment, pigment, red sea, synodus sp., tondoba bay, ultraviolet, underwater

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