Pigment granules assist hiding: ray-finned fish
Skin of ray-finned fish changes color in response to light levels and patterns via movement of granules in pigment cells.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Understanding how pigments change may be useful in creation of clothing, paints, other surfaces.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Understanding how pigments change may be useful in creation of clothing, paints, other surfaces.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Manufacturing, furniture, carpets, textiles, building