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Disruptive Camouflage
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Windows to the Deep 2019. Download larger version (mp4, 69.2 MB).

The color patten of this skate, seen during Dive 03 of the expedition, is what is known as "disruptive camouflage," which breaks up the skate's outline and makes it more difficult to 'spot' relative to its background.

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