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Date: 11/14/08 05:05 AM

38 Responses to Cuttlefish Camouflage

  1. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12155 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 4:42 am
    Link: Cuttlefish Camouflage - And you thought only Predator could pull this off. Damn nature, you awesome!
  2. Profile photo of brettluke1
    brettluke1 Male 18-29
    4 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 5:08 am
  3. Profile photo of danthew
    danthew Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 5:12 am
    that would`ve been so cool if it changed colour when the fish went behind it. Still cool tho
  4. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 5:24 am
    okay okay, thats cool and all, but heres the real question. what if it were colorblind? god i wish i had a comic strip for this idea. "oh god, the barracuda is back, and frank is trying to be green on that red coral!"
  5. Profile photo of trailleadr
    trailleadr Male 40-49
    715 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 6:17 am
    Bah! The predator is a novice by comparison.
  6. Profile photo of VikingGuy
    VikingGuy Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 6:24 am
    cuttlefish > predator
  7. Profile photo of Red5TheFinn
    Red5TheFinn Male 13-17
    1559 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 6:54 am
    It`s actually not camoflaging(sp?) itself. cuttlefish change color when they are emotionly active for example, when they are in combat the pulsate from red to white. He noticed the diver and got suprised.
    I should know.
    I`m an expert, can`t you tell from my accent?
  8. Profile photo of doodlydoo727
    doodlydoo727 Male 18-29
    437 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 7:18 am
    its quite fine accent red

    and that poo was cool

  9. Profile photo of vatroslav
    vatroslav Male 13-17
    227 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 7:31 am
    Red5TheFinn why do you have to be such a nerd ?
  10. Profile photo of biblebasher
    biblebasher Male 18-29
    194 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 7:32 am
    and they are damn tasty too!!
  11. Profile photo of Backfat
    Backfat Male 30-39
    1897 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 8:33 am
    predator learned it from the cuttlefish, duh.
  12. Profile photo of ilovewasabi
    ilovewasabi Female 18-29
    88 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 8:57 am
    OMG OMG OMG I freaking love cuttlefish.
  13. Profile photo of ilovewasabi
    ilovewasabi Female 18-29
    88 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 9:00 am
    This video is better. They`re so curious. :3
  14. Profile photo of Clayboy
    Clayboy Male 18-29
    651 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 9:29 am
    Cuttlefish do taste quite nice. Better then Squid anyways. And to think they`re considered the most intelligent fish makes them perfect brain food. :)
  15. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
    2245 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 10:24 am
    cephalopods are the sh*t
  16. Profile photo of SoxXxhXcxSeX
    SoxXxhXcxSeX Female 18-29
    497 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 10:26 am
    omg that looks so weird did you see the eyes O_O
  17. Profile photo of B-b-beccah
    B-b-beccah Female 18-29
    668 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 10:58 am
    Me and my friends once watched an hour long episode of "the nature of things" about the Cuttlefish...and we still have no idea why.
  18. Profile photo of AGit
    AGit Male 30-39
    996 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 11:13 am
    You awesome what? Dammit, davy, give us a noun!
  19. Profile photo of whtevr
    whtevr Female 40-49
    915 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 11:25 am
    Awwww...they`re kinda cute.
  20. Profile photo of SenPen
    SenPen Female 18-29
    18 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 12:10 pm
    The Cuttlefish on Gaia are much cuter..
    Just sayin
  21. Profile photo of Octillion
    Octillion Male 18-29
    228 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 1:03 pm
    And as if we need any more proof that octopi and cuttlefish are are some videos from I-A-B`s past that are fulll of cephalopod goodness


  22. Profile photo of YOUREWINNER
    YOUREWINNER Male 18-29
    534 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 2:05 pm
    hey guys it changed colors pretty neat huh
  23. Profile photo of robrobrob125
    robrobrob125 Male 13-17
    118 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 2:12 pm
    Oh god damn those things are bitchin
  24. Profile photo of xiquiripat
    xiquiripat Male 18-29
    2423 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 3:57 pm
    It`s some kind of fish demon...
  25. Profile photo of Gerbear
    Gerbear Female 18-29
    1186 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 4:20 pm
    Wait. WTF was I supposed to see? Or not see...?
    It turns the color of the water at the end! x)
  26. Profile photo of Kaizer250
    Kaizer250 Male 18-29
    777 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 4:29 pm
    No, I`m pretty sure that cuttlefish do disguise themselves in their environments. I`ve seen videos of them camouflaging themselves even to the point of changing the texture of their skin. Chameleons, on the other hand, change color as pertaining to their mood. Also, at least I think this was chameleons, they move so little that, up until the early 1900`s, people believed that they survived solely on air.
  27. Profile photo of Fartacus
    Fartacus Female 50-59
    528 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 4:56 pm
    Both cuttlefish and octopus can change color to match their environment and can do it very quickly. Sometimes they change color back and forth, probably as some sort of alarm.

  28. Profile photo of NowPleaseRea
    NowPleaseRea Male 70 & Over
    176 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 5:28 pm
    How about a super flexible lcd screen garment that covers one side of your body with a camera mounted on the otherside that reproduces on the screen what you would see if the person standing there was not there - invisibility!
  29. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15784 posts
    November 14, 2008 at 8:26 pm
    Dear Nature,

    If I rub leaves on myself, will I osmosis some of your awesome?

    Sincerely, Opie.

  30. Profile photo of crowman25
    crowman25 Male 13-17
    34 posts
    November 15, 2008 at 12:31 pm
    "opie?" you know what osmosis is?

    ITS FREAKING BORING i`ve been studying it on POTATOES since september :( that word scares me....

  31. Profile photo of TheSharpest
    TheSharpest Male 18-29
    1768 posts
    November 15, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    Octopus can change its color, its texture and can squeeze himself to adapt its size as well.
  32. Profile photo of deathxtra
    deathxtra Male 13-17
    2791 posts
    November 15, 2008 at 5:42 pm
    what IS osmosis..?
  33. Profile photo of sporka
    sporka Female 18-29
    818 posts
    November 15, 2008 at 9:13 pm
    Crowman, why the hell do you need to study osmosis for 3 months? xD

    (P.S. Damn nature.)

  34. Profile photo of DannyDanko
    DannyDanko Male 13-17
    254 posts
    November 15, 2008 at 10:43 pm
    but can it barrel roll?
  35. Profile photo of kmitch717
    kmitch717 Male 13-17
    207 posts
    November 16, 2008 at 3:24 am
    I think it`s just using Octocamo...
  36. Profile photo of USFEmoGirl
    USFEmoGirl Female 18-29
    1437 posts
    November 16, 2008 at 7:04 am
    Aw, how much I love nature. . .

    The first video was awesome because that little fish just disappeared into the abyss.

    The second video posted by ilovewasabi - those fish were all, "whaaaaaaaaaat?"

  37. Profile photo of SoMeMeXiCaN
    SoMeMeXiCaN Male 13-17
    149 posts
    November 17, 2008 at 3:16 pm
    ugh... cuddlefish creep me out.. they look like they have huge noses or something*shivers* brrrrrrr
  38. Profile photo of nokirarr
    nokirarr Male 13-17
    90 posts
    November 22, 2008 at 11:52 am
    : D : D : F
    I`m going to buy a bunch of those and fill my home with them!
    Though i`d had to adjust to a more humid environment. : FJJYKKKY))66 philosophical-smiley

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