A giant Australian cuttlefish blends in with its surroundings.
A Sepia offcinalis cuttlefish blends into a sandy background.
A cuttlefish takes on a "blocky" camouflage pattern on a background of white circles, both complete and incomplete. When the circle fragments are scrambled, the cuttlefish takes on a camo pattern more fitting for small-scale, sandy type backgrounds.
A "disruptive" camouflage pattern used by cuttlefish to blend into "chunky" backgrounds.
A smaller-scale camouflage pattern for blending into smaller pebbles.
A close-up on the color-changing cells of a giant Australian cuttlefish.
Cuttlefish are colorblind, but their reflective and color-changing cells can match many backgrounds in their environment.
A giant Australian cuttlefish takes on a brownish hue for camouflage.
A giant Australian cuttlefish hovers above the seafloor.